Tony Cunningham

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Sir Tony Cunningham was the Labour MP for Workington from 2001 to 2015.

In June 2014 he announced he would not be standing in the 2015 election.[1] He was replaced by Sue Hayman.[2]

Parliamentary career

His parliamentary career includes posts as Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) 2005-08, Lord Commissioner (HM Treasury) (Whip) 2008-10, Opposition Pairing Whip (Commons) 2010-11, Shadow Minister (International Development) 2011-13.[3]


  1. BBC News Workington Labour MP Sir Tony Cunningham MP to step down in 2015, 28 June 2014, accessed 11 May 2015.
  2. BBC News Workington, accessed 11 May 2015.
  3. Sir Tony Cunningham,, accessed 28 October 2013.