Bridget Phillipson

MP, Houghton and Sunderland South

Houghton and Sunderland South Labour

A selection of Bridget Phillipson's votes

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  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Details
  • Voted moderately for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Details
  • Voted moderately for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
  • Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VAT Details

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Bridget Phillipson never rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Labour MP for Houghton and Sunderland South

Entered the 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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  • Has spoken in 38 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 53 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 75.68% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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") 52 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Jun 2015.

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