Alex Cunningham

Shadow Minister (Justice)

(since April 2020)
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Labour

Member for Stockton North

alex.cunningham.mp@parliament.uk / ACunninghamMP
3 APPG memberships (as of 1 Jul 2020)
British Bioethanol, Carbon Monoxide, Smoking and Health

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Significant Stockton North Petitions

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
113,825
Petition Closed

Increase funding for schools

Gov Responded - 5 Feb 2019 Debated on - 4 Mar 2019 View Alex Cunningham's petition debate contributions
19 May 2019
closed 1 year, 1 month ago

Schools are having to make difficult choices on how to spend their limited funding as their income has not kept pace with the rise in costs since 2010. All schools are working very hard to “make ends meet” but this is becoming increasingly difficult and verging on almost impossible.

119,587
Petition Closed

Keep Childcare Vouchers open beyond April 2018

Gov Responded - 12 Oct 2017 Debated on - 15 Jan 2018 View Alex Cunningham's petition debate contributions
18 Mar 2018
closed 2 years, 4 months ago

Hundreds of thousands of parents will lose out under the new tax-free childcare. The voucher schemes should be kept open alongside tax-free childcare to give parents a genuine choice for the support that best suits their family.


Most recent EDMs signed by Alex Cunningham

Date Tabled Title Signatures
10 Jun 2020
Alex Cunningham signed this EDM on Thursday 18th June 2020

Judge-led public inquiry into the Horizon scandal

Tabled by: Mr Kevan Jones (Labour - North Durham)
That this House recognises the life-changing injustices experienced by subpostmasters throughout the Horizon scandal; notes with the deepest sadness that subpostmasters have served custodial sentences and suffered bankruptcy for offences they did not commit; recognises the role of the Government in prolonging this crisis through not fulfilling their role of …
74 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Jul 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 32
Labour: 24
Conservative: 7
Liberal Democrat: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Alliance: 1
17 Jun 2020
Alex Cunningham signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 18th June 2020

Cessation of Production and Redundancies at De La Rue Gateshead

Tabled by: Liz Twist (Labour - Blaydon)
That this House deplores De La Rue’s proposal to cease banknote production at their facility in Gateshead; regrets the Government's award of the passport printing contract to an overseas company; is concerned about putting 255 highly-skilled workers at risk of redundancy in addition to 170 posts made redundant in 2019; …
15 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Jul 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Scottish National Party: 1
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Commons initiatives

Alex Cunningham has not been granted any Urgent Questions in the current sitting

1 Adjournment Debate led by Alex Cunningham

Date Forum Title
12 Mar 2018 Commons Chamber Respite Care for Vulnerable Adults: Teesside

1 Bill introduced by Alex Cunningham

Title Bill Type Last Event Next Event Date Last Updated
Unpaid Work Experience (Prohibition) (No. 2) Bill 2019-21
Presented by Alex Cunningham (Labour)
Private Members' Bill
Ballot Bill
1st reading: House of Commons (no debate) 2nd reading: House of Commons

11 Sep 2020

2 Jul 2020, 11:48 a.m.

A Bill to prohibit unpaid work experience exceeding four weeks; and for connected purposes.

Alex Cunningham has not supported any legislation in the current parliamentary sitting


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Offshore Industry: Coronavirus Offshore Industry: Coronavirus Universal Credit Universal Credit: Tees Valley Offshore Industry: Coronavirus Offshore Industry: Safety Wind Power: Safety Wind Power Wind Power: Safety Wind Power: Safety Local Housing Allowance Carer's Allowance: Young People Offshore Industry: Safety Offshore Industry: Safety Offshore Industry: Safety Offshore Safety Directive Regulator Offshore Safety Directive Regulator Universal Credit Universal Credit Universal Credit Universal Credit Universal Credit Carers Offshore Industry: Safety Offshore Industry: Safety Offshore Industry: Safety Offshore Industry: Safety Offshore Industry: Safety Offshore Industry: Safety Offshore Industry: Safety Offshore Industry: Safety Offshore Industry: Air Pollution Offshore Industry: Safety Offshore Industry: Air Pollution Offshore Industry: Pollution Control Offshore Industry: Safety Pension Wise Pensions: Advisory Services Tata Steel: Pensions Tata Steel: Pensions Tata Steel: Pensions Tata Steel: Pensions Pensions: Regulation Pensioners: British Overseas Territories Personal Independence Payment: Hearing Impairment Children: Maintenance Occupational Pensions Pensions Pensions: Fees and Charges Pensions: Fees and Charges Social Security Benefits Social Security Benefits Social Security Benefits State Retirement Pensions: Age Occupational Pensions: Carers Occupational Pensions: Low Pay Pensions State Pension Age Independent Review Pensions Occupational Pensions Investment: Fees and Charges Financial Services Pensions: Fees and Charges Pensions: Fees and Charges Pensions: Fees and Charges Occupational Pensions: Self-employed Pension Credit: Eligibility Occupational Pensions Occupational Pensions State Pension Age Independent Review Occupational Pensions Pensions: Consumer Information Offshore Industry: Helicopters Helicopters: Offshore Industry Helicopters: Offshore Industry Offshore Industry: Helicopters Offshore Industry: Helicopters Offshore Industry: Helicopters 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Aid Scheme: Asylum Legal Aid Scheme: Asylum Prison Officers Offshore Industry: Carbon Emissions Offshore Industry: North Sea Energy Intensive Industries: Natural Gas Natural Gas: Fees and Charges Natural Gas: Fees and Charges Natural Gas: Fees and Charges Natural Gas: Fees and Charges Offshore Industry: North Sea Natural Gas and Oil: Prices Housing: Energy Housing: Energy Private Rented Housing: Energy Housing: Energy Housing: Energy Energy Company Obligation and Warm Home Discount Scheme Housing: Health Energy Intensive Industries: Carbon Emissions Wind Power: Employment Offshore Industry: Carbon Emissions Offshore Industry: Employment Global Wind Organisation Energy: Private Rented Housing Housing: Climate Change Offshore Industry: Conditions of Employment Insolvency Insolvency Insolvency: Tax Collection Insolvency: Tax Collection EU Emissions Trading Scheme Chevron Petroleum: North Sea Chevron Petroleum: North Sea Offshore Industry: North Sea Offshore Industry: Continental Shelf Chevron Petroleum: North Sea Offshore Industry: North Sea Offshore Industry: Helicopters Life Sciences: North of England Industry: Innovation Offshore Industry: Employment Natural Gas: Prices Offshore Industry: North Sea Offshore Industry: North Sea Carbon Capture and Storage Carbon Capture and Storage Carbon Capture and Storage Carbon Capture and Storage Economic Growth: Environment Protection Carbon Capture and Storage Carbon Capture and Storage Pupils: ICT and Internet Home Education: ICT Holiday Play Schemes: Disadvantaged Holiday Play Schemes: Disadvantaged Holiday Play Schemes Children: Academic Year Children: Coronavirus Children: Social Services Children: Coronavirus Children: Coronavirus Free School Meals: Voucher Schemes Free School Meals Free School Meals Academic Year and Free School Meals Holiday Activities and Food Research Fund Schools: ICT Free School Meals: Coronavirus Students: Coroanvirus Students: Coroanvirus Free School Meals: Coronavirus Free School Meals: Coronavirus Nurseries: Carbon Monoxide Children: Day Care Children: Social Services Foster Care Foster Care Teachers: Training Teachers: Pay Teachers: Pay Pre-school Education: Standards Children: Health Pre-school Education: Finance Children: Day Care Apprentices: Taxation Apprentices: Taxation Children: Day Care Children: Social Services Home Education: Public Consultation Pre-school Education: Staff Children: Day Care Schools: Finance Free School Meals: Stockton North Children in Care: Mental Health Services