Nicholas Dakin

Opposition Whip (Commons)

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Scunthorpe Labour

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.

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Last updated: 16 Jan 2018

Recent appearances

  • Northern Ireland Assembly Members (Pay) Bill 21 Mar 2018

    As my hon. Friend the Member for Ealing North (Stephen Pound) has been performing in Westminster Hall during most of this debate—he always performs so well—and my hon. Friend the Member for Pontypridd (Owen Smith) has already spoken, it falls to me to give a brief response to this excellent debate. As my hon. Friend said earlier, we fully support what the Government are...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Apprenticeships 19 Mar 2018

    Knowledge of and access to apprenticeships relies on high-quality careers information, advice and guidance in schools. What are the Government doing to ensure that every young person is entitled to that information, advice and guidance, and that it stops being a rather dubious offer across the patch, as it is at present?
  • Burma 15 Mar 2018

    Thank you, Mr Deputy Speaker. This humanitarian disaster shocks us all, but none are more affected than the Bangladeshi diaspora, as my hon. Friend the Member for Ipswich (Sandy Martin) pointed out. I welcome the fact that the Minister will meet Bangladesh’s Foreign Secretary soon after this statement. As well as urging Bangladesh to organise and prepare as well as possible for the...

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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

  • Education
  • Department for Education
  • Department of Health
  • Health
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Teachers: Training
  • Education: Finance
  • Cancer
  • Cancer: Drugs
  • Regional Schools Commissioners

Currently held offices

  • 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 65 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Nicholas Dakin’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 118 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 during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 84.96% 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") 332 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 19 Mar 2018.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: GMB Midland and East Coast Region
Address of donor: 542 Woodborough Road, Nottingham NG3 5FJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £6,216

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 05 July 2017)
Name of donor: Lord Waheed Alli
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 July 2017)
Name of donor: Community Union
Address of donor: 67-68 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9FA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 July 2017)
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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