Jim Cunningham

MP, Coventry South

Coventry South Labour

Jim Cunningham’s voting in Parliament

Jim Cunningham is a Labour MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Jim Cunningham sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Jim Cunningham generally voted for university tuition fees, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Jim Cunningham never rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Labour MP for Coventry South

Entered the 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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (since 6 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (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 16 Jan 2009)
  • 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 (10 Nov 2005 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • 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 (28 Jan 2003 to 11 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (1 Jan 1998 to 1 Jan 2001)
  • Member, Trade & Industry Committee (9 Jul 1997 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (23 Feb 1994 to 21 Mar 1997)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 106 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 424 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 75.34% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below 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") 394 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 28 Sep 2015.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Unite
Address of donor: Unite House, 128 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 05 June 2015)

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