Alex Cunningham

MP, Stockton North

Stockton North Labour

Alex Cunningham campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Alex Cunningham’s voting in Parliament

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

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

  • Alex Cunningham generally voted against equal gay rights, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Alex Cunningham generally voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Labour MPs almost always voted for. Show votes

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Alex Cunningham has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Coal 20 Oct 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the speech of the then Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change on 18 November 2015, at the Institution of Civil Engineers, on a new direction for UK energy policy, when he plans to publish the terms of reference for the consultation on coal use; and if he will make a statement.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Steel Industry 19 Oct 2016

    What steps the Government are taking to support the steel industry in Wales.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Steel Industry 19 Oct 2016

    What assurances can the Secretary of State give that, in the event of the completion of a joint venture by Tata Strip Products and ThyssenKrupp, commitments will be made on jobs, investment and the continuation of primary steel making at Port Talbot and across Wales?

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Labour MP for Stockton North

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election


Topics of interest

  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Education
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Defence
  • Health
  • Burma
  • Offshore Industry
  • Armed Forces: Education
  • Lead: Ammunition
  • Offshore Industry: Safety

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (18 Sep 2015 to 27 Jun 2016)
  • Member, Education Committee (7 Nov 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (17 Jan 2011 to 8 Mar 2011)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (2 Nov 2010 to 27 Jun 2011)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
19 August 2016, £200 from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing Summer 2016 Survey. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to Stockton North CLP. (Registered 19 August 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: BASF
Address of donor: BASF SE, ZOA/S - C100, 67056 Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights £225.74 and hotel £101.64, total £327.38

Destination of visit: Ludwigshafen, Germany

Date of visit: 21-22 July 2016

Purpose of visit: fact-finding visit to BASF production site organised by the Industry and Parliament Trust.

(Registered 28 July 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Two houses in Stockton on Tees: (i). (Registered 26 May 2015)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my son, John Cunningham, as a Caseworker.

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