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.
Almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 6 votes against, 4 absences, between 2010–2016
Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
12 votes for, 10 votes against, 18 absences, between 2010–2017
Generally voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2010–2016
Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
0 votes for, 12 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2014
Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
3 votes for, 14 votes against, 5 absences, between 2010–2015
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 6 votes against, between 2010–2016
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Nicholas Dakin has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2017
Careers Guidance (Access to Schools) Bill - 2nd reading – Nicholas Dakin.
As the Minister is well aware, there has been a significant increase in begging on Scunthorpe High Street over the past three years. The police, the local authorities and the courts between them do not seem to be able to roll up their sleeves and sort out the problem, despite trying hard in many different ways. What are the Government going to do to ensure that the right powers are in the...
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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
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (since 18 Oct 2016)
- Member, Procedure Committee (since 13 Jul 2015)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Education) (18 Sep 2015 to 27 Jun 2016)
- 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 66 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Nicholas Dakin’s speeches
- Has received answers to 151 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 72.81% 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") 314 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 10 Apr 2017.
Name of donor: Rolls-Royce Plc
Address of donor: 62 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6AT
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): £213 contribution towards accommodation. All other costs were met by a non-registrable source.
Destination of visit: Berlin, Brandenburg
Dates of visit: 17–20 September 2016
Purpose of visit: British-German APPG
visit to the German Parliament, Chancellery, Ministries, Rolls-Royce aero-engine factory and to meet with German business and parliamentarians to discuss the EU Referendum
and its future impact.
(Registered 28 October 2016
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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