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 strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted moderately against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted moderately for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
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Bridget Phillipson hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

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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

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 36 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 107 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 59.34% 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") 46 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.

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