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.
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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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Last updated: 12 Sep 2017
The Minister referred to Labour policy, but he edited it to a few words. We actually said that we wanted to freeze the pension age at 66 and set up our own commission to consider longevity and pensions issues and how we could help the more vulnerable in our society.
Mr Hollobone, it is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, which has seen more than a dozen people take part in this short debate. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill (Hugh Gaffney) on securing his first of many Westminster Hall debates. I very much believe that he is loud and proud. I love that voice, which reminds me so much of home,...
Cost will always be an issue, but some have made the point that we need to base decisions on fact and new data. The data are changing. People will not necessarily live longer, so the cost might not be higher in the longer run. We believe that we should have a variable state pension age whereby a person’s work background, health and income are considered, with their retirement age being...
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Labour MP for Stockton North
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Alex Cunningham campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Energy and Climate Change
- Department for Environment
- Food and Rural Affairs
- Department of Health
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Offshore Industry
- Armed Forces: Education
- Lead: Ammunition
- Offshore Industry: Safety
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (Pensions) (since 14 Oct 2016)
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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 13 Nov 2017.
1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing surveys. All fees paid direct to Stockton North CLP
. (Updated 14 December 2016
9 December 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 14 December 2016)
1 February 2017
, payment of £100. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 02 October 2017)
12 April 2017
, payment of £50. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 02 October 2017)
22 September 2017
, payment of £150. Hours: 90 mins. (Registered 02 October 2017)
29 September 2017, payment of £150, Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 09 October 2017)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP
but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: UNISON
Address of donor: 140-150 Pilgrim St, Newcastle NE1 6TH
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
Donor status: trade union
(Registered 23 June 2017
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
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