How Bridget Phillipson voted
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Voted moderately for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Source
Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
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Bridget Phillipson hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
The Secretary of State backs greater transport powers for Greater Manchester, yet for the past four years his Department has refused to support a similar quality contract scheme for buses across Tyne and Wear. If it is good enough for Greater Manchester, why is it not good enough for us in Tyne and Wear?
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he has taken to increase levels of walking and cycling.
What assessment she has made of the effect of recent changes in child care costs on the affordability of nursery care for families on low and medium incomes.
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Labour MP for Houghton and Sunderland South
Entered 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
- 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 37 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 101 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 59.33% 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") 48 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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