Jack Cunningham, Baron Cunningham of Felling

John Anderson Cunningham, Baron Cunningham of Felling, PC, DL (born 4 August 1939)[1] is a British politician who was a Labour Member of Parliament for over 30 years, serving for Whitehaven from 1970 to 1983 and then Copeland until the 2005 general election, and had served in the Cabinet of Tony Blair.


The Lord Cunningham of Felling

Minister for the Cabinet Office
Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
In office
27 July 1998  11 October 1999
Prime MinisterTony Blair
Preceded byDavid Clark
Succeeded byMo Mowlam
Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
In office
2 May 1997  27 July 1998
Prime MinisterTony Blair
Preceded byDouglas Hogg
Succeeded byNick Brown
Shadow Cabinet positions
Shadow Secretary of State for National Heritage
In office
19 October 1995  2 May 1997
LeaderTony Blair
Preceded byChris Smith
Succeeded byVirginia Bottomley
Shadow Secretary of State for Trade and Industry
In office
20 October 1994  19 October 1995
LeaderTony Blair
Preceded byRobin Cook
Succeeded byMargaret Beckett
Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
In office
24 July 1992  20 October 1994
LeaderJohn Smith
Margaret Beckett (Acting)
Tony Blair
Preceded byGerald Kaufman
Succeeded byRobin Cook
Shadow Leader of the House of Commons
In office
2 November 1989  24 July 1992
LeaderNeil Kinnock
Preceded byFrank Dobson
Succeeded byMargaret Beckett
Shadow Secretary of State for the Environment
In office
2 October 1983  2 November 1989
LeaderNeil Kinnock
Preceded byGerald Kaufman
Succeeded byBryan Gould
Under Secretary of State for Energy
In office
10 September 1976  4 May 1979
Prime MinisterJim Callaghan
Preceded byGordon Oakes
Succeeded byNorman Lamont
Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Prime Minister
In office
10 September 1976  21 February 1977
Prime MinisterJim Callaghan
Preceded byJohn Tomlinson
Succeeded byRoger Stott
Member of Parliament
for Copeland
Whitehaven (1970–1983)
In office
18 June 1970  11 April 2005
Preceded byJoseph Symonds
Succeeded byJamie Reed
Personal details
Born
John Anderson Cunningham

(1939-08-04) 4 August 1939 (age 82)
Durham, England, UK
Political partyLabour
Alma materDurham University