Nicholas Dakin’s voting in Parliament
Nicholas Dakin is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Nicholas Dakin’s votes.
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
3 votes for, 2 votes against, 5 absences, between 2011–2016
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
9 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2011–2016
Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 6 votes against, between 2010–2016
Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
3 votes for, 14 votes against, 5 absences, between 2010–2015
Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, between 2010–2011
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Nicholas Dakin has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2018
I apologise for arriving slightly late—I was on a Statutory Instrument Committee. My hon. Friend makes an important point about unregulated breeding. The situation has changed significantly in recent years and an independent regulator would make a real difference.
As we celebrate another fantastic Ryder cup win, it is appropriate to reflect on the role of Scunthorpe’s Tony Jacklin. At a time when the Ryder cup was going through difficulty, he was instrumental in rejuvenating the cup, as its most successful captain ever. As the only British golfer to win both the British and US Opens, his is surely the sort of achievement worthy of a knighthood....
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Labour MP for Scunthorpe
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Nicholas Dakin campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department for Education
- Department of Health
- Innovation and Skills
- Teachers: Training
- Education: Finance
- Cancer: Drugs
- Regional Schools Commissioners
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
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 99 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Nicholas Dakin’s speeches
- Has received answers to 170 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 82.08% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 348 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 1 Oct 2018.
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
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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