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 removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
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Jim Cunningham occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Opposition Day: [10th alloted day] — The Economy 26 Nov 2014

    I will try to be as quick as I can, because I appreciate that Members on both sides of the House take this debate very seriously and wish to participate in it. Government Members should be reminded that they should not try to rewrite history. I listened to the tirade of the Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury over who did what in the lead up to the current economic situation. It is worth...
  • Opposition Day: [10th alloted day] — The Economy 26 Nov 2014

    My hon. Friend confirms what I have just said about the Government being out of touch. That is why the public think that politicians in general are out of touch with their constituents. Before I reflect on some of my constituents’ concerns, let me talk about food banks, the number of which is at an all-time high under this Government. They were introduced to help asylum seekers; they...
  • Opposition Day: [10th alloted day] — The Economy 26 Nov 2014

    If we listened to the Government, we would never think that the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the collapse of Fannie Mae in America caused the last economic crisis. They continually blame the previous Labour Government, but they have to face up to the truth, which is that it started in America and no Government could legislate for it. They have now found out that there is an economic crisis...

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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 417 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 79.41% 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.
  • 111 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Jim Cunningham’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 370 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

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Last updated: 24 Nov 2014.

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