Jim Cunningham

MP, Coventry South

Coventry South Labour

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How Jim Cunningham voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted moderately for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") 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: Local Government Finance 18 Dec 2014

    I was rather surprised that the Secretary of State did not make today’s statement, given that a quarter of the Government’s budget is spent by local government. He did the same thing the other day on the fire brigade. This announcement will not help anybody in Coventry to participate. We need to find another 65 million for the libraries, for instance, and the welfare budget...
  • Energy and Climate Change: UK Anti-corruption Plan 18 Dec 2014

    The Minister will know that when agencies are brought together to create one agency, that can sometimes create a form of rationalisation. Does he anticipate a reduction in the resources needed to make the new agency work?
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Free Schools 18 Dec 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what free school project applications have been withdrawn or cancelled; and what each application had spent on (a) property and planning, (b) technical and consultant and (c) legal fees before withdrawal or cancellation.

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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

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  • Has spoken in 138 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 408 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 79.06% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 376 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

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Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.

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