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: 22 Feb 2017
The Government missed an opportunity this year to tackle a wide range of issues in the pensions industry, but they chose to ignore most of them, instead bringing forward the narrow Pension Schemes Bill. The Secretary of State then failed to further his own agenda by instructing his Ministers to resist any attempt to introduce transparency, member engagement and greater clarity on costs. Why...
Labour will oppose the earlier increase in the state pension age and the end of the triple lock, recommended in last week’s Cridland report, but we welcome the statement from John Cridland that at least 10 years’ notice should be given of any age increase, so there is yet another chance for the Minister. Do the Government agree with Cridland? If they do, will the Minister now...
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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
- 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: 20 Mar 2017.
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)
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing surveys. All fees paid direct to Stockton North CLP. (Updated 14 December 2016
16 June 2016
, payment of £75. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 31 October 2016)
30 June 2016, payment of £50. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 31 October 2016)
6 October 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 31 October 2016)
12 October 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 31 October 2016)
9 December 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 14 December 2016)
Name of donor: BASF
Address of donor: BASF SE
/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
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
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