Jim Cunningham

MP, Coventry South

Coventry South Labour

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How Jim Cunningham voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
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Jim Cunningham occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • SportsDirect (USC Dundonald) 27 Jan 2015

    I congratulate my hon. Friend on getting the debate. We had a similar one last Thursday, about City Link. He has spoken about changes to the law, and with City Link the pattern was the same. Workers were told over the Christmas holiday period that their jobs had gone. More than 1,000 men contracted to it could not take their jobs, because of the law. We have been pressing the Minister on...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Topical Questions 27 Jan 2015

    Is the Chancellor aware that of the 150,000 people employed in Coventry, 50,000 of them—mainly women and young people—are in part-time, low-paid jobs? What are the Government going to do about it?
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Firearms: Seized Articles 27 Jan 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many illegal firearms were confiscated by UK customs officials at border checks in each of the last five years.

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Labour MP for Coventry South

Entered House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

Also represented Coventry South East

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Work and Pensions
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Iraq
  • Apprentices
  • Housing
  • Cancer
  • Middle East

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Standards and Privileges (26 Jul 2010 to 22 Nov 2010)
  • PPS (Mr Mike O'Brien, Minister of State), Department for Energy and Climate Change (16 Oct 2008 to unknown)
  • PPS (Mr Mike O'Brien, Minister of State), Department for Work and Pensions (28 Jun 2007 to 16 Oct 2008)
  • PPS (Mr Mike O'Brien, Solicitor General), Law Officers' Department (before 10 Nov 2005 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 6 Dec 2005)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 16 Nov 2006)
  • Member, Constitutional Affairs Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 140 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 421 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 79.19% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 6 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 112 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Jim Cunningham’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 380 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

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Last updated: 6 Jan 2015.

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