How Jim Cunningham voted since 2001
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Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons 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 strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Source
Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
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Jim Cunningham occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament
The problem of the hon. Member for Peterborough (Mr Jackson) is that a lot of us were in the House when the world economic situation deteriorated. He forgot to tell us that the problems started in America. Conservative Members were in their bunkers at the time and talked about doing something about regulation and so on; they never had a policy. Therefore when they talk about honesty in this...
Does my hon. Friend agree that the Caludon health centre at the University hospital Coventry does a very good job in very difficult circumstances? Yesterday, I met some young people from Coventry college who told me about the pressures that they were under. They are worried about exams and about whether they will be able to get a job after their exams, because the number of young people out...
On the issue of resources, budget cuts have been inflicted on local authorities, such as Coventry. Some of them have had to find about £3 million or £4 million, which is an extra burden. The Government hope that local authorities can somehow resolve that situation, and then they wonder why they have problems with young people.
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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
- Home Department
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Work and Pensions
- Innovation and Skills
- 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, Procedure Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 16 Nov 2006)
- Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 6 Dec 2005)
- Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 5 Dec 2005)
- Member, Procedure Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 6 Nov 2006)
- Member, Constitutional Affairs Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Constitutional Affairs (28 Jan 2003 to 11 Jul 2005)
- Member, Panel of Chairs (1 Jan 1998 to 1 Jan 2001)
- Member, Trade & Industry (9 Jul 1997 to 11 May 2001)
- Member, Home Affairs Committee (23 Feb 1994 to 21 Mar 1997)
Previous MPs in this constituency
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- Has spoken in 135 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 425 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 79.39% 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") 381 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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