Bridget Phillipson’s voting in Parliament
Bridget Phillipson is a Labour MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Bridget Phillipson’s votes.
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
Almost always voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
Generally voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
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Bridget Phillipson never rebelled against their party in this parliament
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if the Minister for Courts and Legal Aid will visit Sunderland Court with the hon. Member for Houghton and Sunderland South and Sunderland Central.
To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what steps he is taking to ensure that digital resources and services provided by his Department are accessible to people with sensory losses.
I have listened carefully to what the Secretary of State has said about giving local people a say and not forcing areas to do things against their will. Why will the Government not devolve further powers to the north-east without a directly elected mayor, and why do they refuse to give local people a say on whether they even want a mayor in the first place? Will the Secretary of State listen...
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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
- Home Department
- Work and Pensions
- Departmental Work Experience
- Defence: Procurement
- Government Car Service
- Reserve Forces
Currently held offices
- Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (since 11 Oct 2010)
Other offices held in the past
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (7 Oct 2013 to 18 Sep 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 32 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 47 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 75.34% 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?)
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