How Bridget Phillipson voted
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Voted strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
Voted moderately against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
Voted moderately for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
Voted moderately for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
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Bridget Phillipson never rebelled against their party in this parliament
Transport in the North East – Bridget Phillipson.
What progress his Department has made on its courts rebuilding programme.
Last November, I and my hon. Friend the Member for Sunderland Central (Julie Elliott) met the Minister to press the case for the much-promised rebuilding of Sunderland’s court complex, but unfortunately, since then, nothing has happened. Will he now join us, visit Sunderland and see the state of the existing court buildings and the impact these new courts could have in the regeneration...
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Labour MP for Houghton and Sunderland South
Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Work and Pensions
- Departmental Work Experience
- Defence: Procurement
- Reserve Forces
- Housing Benefit
Currently held offices
- Opposition Whip (Commons)
- Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Procedure Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 11 Oct 2011)
- Member, Home Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 4 Nov 2013)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 38 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 91 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 58.30% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well below average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 41 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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