Nicholas Dakin

Opposition Whip (Commons)

Labour MP for Scunthorpe


Nicholas Dakin’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 9 Apr 2019

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Topical Questions 24 Jun 2019

    A shrinking curriculum, larger class sizes, less student contact time and less student support are some of the effects of shrinking student funding for 16 to 18-year-olds. It is time to raise the rate. What order of priority is being given to speaking to the Treasury to ensure that that is done?
  • Sudan — [Dame Cheryl Gillan in the Chair] 20 Jun 2019

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Dame Cheryl, and to follow the hon. Member for North West Norfolk (Sir Henry Bellingham), who chairs the all-party group for Sudan and South Sudan so well. He has demonstrated his great knowledge of that part of the world and his staunch commitment to continuing to shine a light on what is going on in Sudan. We must make it clear, through...
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Iron and Steel: Manufacturing Industries 19 Jun 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether the Government has made an estimate of the cost of electricity in the steel sectors in (a) the UK, (b) Germany and (c) France.

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Labour MP for Scunthorpe

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

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Topics of interest

Nicholas Dakin campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Education
  • Education
  • Department of Health
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Health
  • Teachers: Training
  • Education: Finance
  • Cancer
  • Apprentices: Taxation
  • Cancer: Drugs

Currently held offices

  • Member, European Statutory Instruments Committee (since 18 Jul 2018)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (since 12 Dec 2017)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (since 18 Oct 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Education) (18 Sep 2015 to 27 Jun 2016)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (13 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons (8 May 2015 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (11 Oct 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (7 Oct 2011 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Education Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 7 Nov 2011)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 3 Jun 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
17 January 2019, received £200 from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing a survey. Hours: approx. 1 hr. Fee donated to Scunthorpe Labour Party. (Registered 05 April 2019)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Skybet (Bonne Terre Ltd)
Address of donor: 2 Wellington Place, Leeds LS1 4AP

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets and hospitality in the Dante Suite at York Races, total value £1,020

Date received: 25 August 2018

Date accepted: 25 August 2018

Donor status: company, registration 38718

(Registered 06 September 2018)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Flat in Barton upon Humber: (i).

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