Alex Cunningham

Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (Pensions)

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Stockton North Labour

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.

Last updated: 12 Sep 2017

Recent appearances

  • Durham Tees Valley Airport 22 Nov 2017

    Will the Minister give way?
  • Durham Tees Valley Airport 22 Nov 2017

    I am most certainly looking forward to that. Does the Minister agree that Heathrow, with all its ambitions for the third runway, could actually help regional airports, particularly Durham Tees Valley, by saying now that it will ensure that we have slots from Durham Tees Valley into Heathrow?
  • Durham Tees Valley Airport 22 Nov 2017

    Perhaps the Minister answered by question before I have posed it. The local authority owns about 12% of the airport, but in the Minister’s discussions with the Mayor, did he offer the Mayor any advice on his grand plan to buy the airport, at the cost of tens of millions of pounds? Assuming—judging by his speech a few seconds ago—that the Minister did not offer him advice,...

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Labour MP for Stockton North

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

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Topics of interest

Alex Cunningham campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Education
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department of Health
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Burma
  • 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)

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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)
3 January 2017, payment of £50. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 02 October 2017)
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
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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