Bridget Phillipson

MP, Houghton and Sunderland South

Houghton and Sunderland South Labour

A selection of Bridget Phillipson's votes

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  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Details
  • Voted moderately for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
  • Voted strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details

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Bridget Phillipson

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Topical Questions 26 Mar 2015

    The Secretary of State will know that the north-east is the only region with a balance of trade surplus, so he will appreciate the importance of exports to the regional economy. Is not it a major cause of concern that rhetoric from Ministers pushing Britain towards an EU exit risks damaging jobs, investment and exports in the north-east?
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: UK Membership of EU 26 Mar 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what recent assessment he has made of the contribution of EU membership to business and the economy in the UK.
  • Bill Presented: Finance (No. 2) Bill 25 Mar 2015

    My hon. Friend will know the excellent work of the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers in raising the profile of issues affecting workers in the retail sector, who are sometimes at the sharp end when it comes to serving the public. They do a very important job. I recently met members from across the north-east who raised exactly the points he is making about insecurity at work and...

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Labour MP for Houghton and Sunderland South

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Home Department
  • Education
  • Work and Pensions
  • Transport
  • Departmental Work Experience
  • Asylum
  • Defence: Procurement
  • Government Car Service
  • Reserve Forces

Other offices held in the past

  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (7 Oct 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (11 Oct 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • 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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

8. Land and Property
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