Lord Cunningham of Felling

Former MP


A selection of Lord Cunningham of Felling's votes

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  • Voted moderately for university tuition fees Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Details
  • Has never voted on a wholly elected House of Lords Details
  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs Details

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Lord Cunningham of Felling hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill — Report (3rd Day) 11 Mar 2015

    My Lords, I support the intervention of the noble Lord, Lord Butler, who seems to have got to the nub of this issue: the amendment is not about abolishing anything; it is about abolishing exploitation at the lower end of this employment policy. I could not disagree more with what the noble Lord, Lord Stoneham, said, which seemed to be a hagiography of the system. He seemed not to recognise...
  • Smoking: E-Cigarettes — Question 3 Feb 2015

    My Lords, is the noble Earl satisfied that e-cigarettes are tamper-proof and that what they contain cannot be substituted for other more dangerous substances?
  • Chilcot Inquiry — Question 28 Jan 2015

    My Lords, is not the reality of the matter that public confidence in the report and its outcomes is being undermined, not by the delay in publishing the report, as the noble Lord, Lord Ashdown, claimed, but by the unfounded, unsubstantiated allegations that people are making?

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 11 October 2005

Previously MP for Copeland until 11 April 2005 — did not stand for re-election

Entered House of Commons on 18 June 1970 — General election

Also represented Copeland; Whitehaven


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Other offices held in the past

  • Chairman, House of Lords Reform (Joint Committee) (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Cabinet Office (27 Jul 1998 to 11 Oct 1999)
  • Secretary of State, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (3 May 1997 to 27 Jul 1998)


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  • Has spoken in 60 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Responsiveness to messages sent via WriteToThem.com in 2005: Too little data for valid analysis.
  • Has voted in 36.91% of votes in this House with this affiliation — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 12 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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