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A selection of Jim Cunningham's votes
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Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
2 votes for, 5 votes against, 6 absences, between 2011–2016
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2013
Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 8 votes against, between 2010–2019
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
13 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2016
Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
0 votes for, 12 votes against, between 2013–2016
Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
3 votes for, 20 votes against, 4 absences, between 2010–2019
We have lots more plain English analysis of Jim Cunningham’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Jim Cunningham’s full vote analysis page for more.
Congratulations on your election, Mr Speaker. I have noted that two or three times the Minister has said that there has been no successful penetration into the British electoral system. Does that imply that there has been unsuccessful penetration into the electoral system, and is that one of the reasons why the report has not been published?
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to introduce drug consumption rooms.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the efficacy of police stop and search powers in reducing knife crime.
More of Jim Cunningham’s recent appearances
Former Labour MP for Coventry South
Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election
Also represented Coventry South East
Topics of interest
Jim Cunningham campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department for Education
- Home Department
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Work and Pensions
- Domestic Violence
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- 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
Future MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 224 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Jim Cunningham’s speeches
- Has received answers to 776 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 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 84.88% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 95 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 611 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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