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Nic Dakin MP

Nic Dakin MP


Nic Dakin is the Labour MP for Scunthorpe and Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Skills and Employment.

Nic grew up in Leicestershire and attended school there before studying at the University of Hull and then King’s University College London, completing his undergraduate degree and then my PGCE respectively. He taught English in a school in Hull before moving to Sweden to also teach English. He returned to the country to take up a position at the award winning John Leggott College in Scunthorpe, where he became vice principal and then principal before my election to Parliament.

While teaching at John Leggott, he was also a local councillor for Kingsway with Lincoln Gardens and then leader of North Lincolnshire Council from 1997 - 2003. He was also the deputy chair of Yorkshire Forward from 2005 - 2007. 

Nic served as Shadow Minister for Schools from 2015- 2016.