Alex Cunningham

Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (Pensions)

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Stockton North Labour

Gay Rights

A vote for gay rights would be a vote for homosexual people to have the same rights as heterosexuals (including for example the ability to marry, an equal age of consent, and the right to adopt) and for discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation to be illegal.

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Alex Cunningham generally voted against equal gay rights

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about equal gay rights:

  • On 5 Feb 2013: Alex Cunningham was absent for a vote on Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2013: Alex Cunningham was absent for a vote on Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill (Money) Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2013: Alex Cunningham was absent for a vote on Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — (Carry-over) Show vote
  • On 21 May 2013: Alex Cunningham was absent for a vote on Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2014: Alex Cunningham voted against enabling the courts to deal with proceedings for the divorce of, or annulment of the marriage of, a same sex couple. Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2014: Alex Cunningham voted against various amendments to acts of Parliament in light of the introduction of same sex marriage. Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2014: Alex Cunningham voted against making same sex marriage available to armed forces personnel outside the UK. Show vote

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