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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Last updated: 18 Dec 2017
I have a simple question: is the Minister content that we should have inequality in the system and that some parents should receive a greater benefit than others?
I sense that the Minister is getting towards the end of his speech. People in the gig economy see tremendous fluctuations in their income and might not meet the £120-a-week threshold at any one time. What will the Government do about such people? Will they just drop out?
It is a pleasure to speak under your chairmanship, Mr Bailey. I congratulate the hon. Member for Belfast South (Emma Little Pengelly) on her wide-ranging and thorough speech, and my hon. Friend the Member for Newcastle upon Tyne North (Catherine McKinnell) on her opening speech, which clearly demonstrated that she understands the issues and has tremendous knowledge in this area. I wish the...
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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: Helicopters
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (Pensions) (14 Oct 2016 to 21 Dec 2017)
- 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
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 8 Jan 2018.
1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing surveys. All fees paid direct to Stockton North CLP
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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