Bridget Phillipson

MP, Houghton and Sunderland South

Houghton and Sunderland South Labour

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How Bridget Phillipson voted
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  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted moderately against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integrationDetails

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Bridget Phillipson never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Bill Presented: Childcare Payments Bill 14 Jul 2014

    Is it not right that before 1997 child care was simply not regarded as an issue worthy of debate in the way that it is now? The action that the Labour Government took over 13 years brought this issue to the fore for the very first time. Previously people who raised this as a matter for Government to deal with were simply laughed at. For the first time, the Labour Government brought this issue...
  • Bill Presented: Childcare Payments Bill 14 Jul 2014

    In relation to the transparency of the regulations and the clarity of the scheme, will the Treasury publish a distributional analysis so that we can understand how families will benefit? How much will the average family benefit per year from the new scheme?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Strategic Defence and Security Review 14 Jul 2014

    What progress his Department has made on the next strategic defence and security review; and if he will make a statement.

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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
  • Reserve Forces
  • Housing Benefit

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 89 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 58.10% 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?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

8. Land and Property
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