Nicholas Dakin

Opposition Whip (Commons)

Labour MP for Scunthorpe


Nicholas Dakin’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 19 Dec 2018

Recent appearances

  • College Funding — [Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] 21 Jan 2019

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Bone. I thank my hon. Friend the Member for Cambridge (Daniel Zeichner) for getting the debate off to such a good start, and I congratulate the students from Brockenhurst College on their work to ensure that the debate took place. We need not only to love our colleges, but to treasure and invest in them, because they are at the heart of...
  • College Funding — [Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] 21 Jan 2019

    I thank my hon. Friend for her intervention. One the great colleges in my constituency, John Leggott College, which I was proud to lead, contacted me this week and said that the staff pay increases would be a real challenge for colleges. If the pension increases remain unfunded, that will represent the equivalent of six teacher posts. North Lindsey College also raised the issue of support for...
  • College Funding — [Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] 21 Jan 2019

    Is my hon. Friend as puzzled as I am that, at £3,300 each, 18-year-olds are the cheapest people in the world to educate, given that, in my experience, people on an additional year are actually the most demanding to teach?

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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
  • Health
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Teachers: Training
  • Cancer
  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Jan 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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