Nic Dakin MP

Standing up for Local People

News

Ahead of my adjournment debate this evening in Parliament I have written an article for The Times. 

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International comparisons of sixth form education

Ahead of my adjournment debate this evening in Parliament I have written an article for The Times.    Read more

As chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Pancreatic Cancer I am pleased to announce we are launching a special inquiry into early diagnosis.

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Pancreatic Cancer Inquiry

As chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Pancreatic Cancer I am pleased to announce we are launching a special inquiry into early diagnosis.   Read more

Happy New Year! Best wishes for 2017.

Happy New Year 2017

Happy New Year! Best wishes for 2017. Read more

Well the presents are unwrapped, the turkey’s all gone and the guests have departed.   

My Scunthorpe Telegraph Article

Well the presents are unwrapped, the turkey’s all gone and the guests have departed.    Read more

Sadly the Conservative Government has confirmed its decision to close the Scunthorpe Magistrates’ and Family Court, despite a very good case being put by local people to keep it open.

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This is a very poor decision by the Conservative Government.  As the consultation showed it is against the wishes of local people and stakeholders.  It is unlikely to save any money and I fear that it will reduce access to justice locally, make it less easy for local people to serve in the magistracy and put further pressure on our hard pressed local police.  I'd like to take this opportunity to thank all the people who have worked in our local Family and Magistrates' Court and local JPs for their service on behalf of local people over many years.

Closure of Scunthorpe Magistrates Court

Sadly the Conservative Government has confirmed its decision to close the Scunthorpe Magistrates’ and Family Court, despite a very good case being put by local people to keep it open....

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