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 reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
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Jim Cunningham occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House: Backbench Business — Iraq Inquiry 29 Jan 2015

    In 2012, the right hon. and learned Gentleman was in government and he had the impression that the inquiry would report at that time. He was still in government after 2012. What impression did he have then about the delays?
  • Business of the House: Growth Deals 29 Jan 2015

    The Government have foisted massive cuts in local services on Coventry. Will the Minister tell me what has happened to the gateway project in Coventry? There have been delays, and there is now talk about an announcement next week. Will he also outline the reasons for that delay? He announced in his statement that there would be grants for LEPs. What grants are available for small businesses...
  • Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Fossil Fuels 29 Jan 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to the article by Christophe McGlade and Paul Ekins entitled The geographical distribution of fossil fuels unused when limiting global warming to 2C, published in Nature on 8 January 2015, if she will make an assessment of the implications for her policies of the research contained in that paper.

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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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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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 79.25% 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") 381 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 2015.

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