Stephen Phillips

MP, Sleaford and North Hykeham

Sleaford and North Hykeham Conservative

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  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
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Stephen Phillips hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: G20 17 Nov 2014

    If Ebola is going to be beaten, it will have to be beaten in west Africa. However, two things that provide a disincentive to medical professionals to go and help are the absence of direct flights and the imposition by some countries of quarantine requirements on asymptomatic patients. What discussions did my right hon. Friend have at the G20 with other countries on the re-establishment of...
  • Ebola 5 Nov 2014

    On 18 June, before the House rose for the summer recess—and in part prompted by the better half of team Phillips then working in the Ministry of Finance in Sierra Leone—I asked my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for International Development about the then little known issue of an outbreak of Ebola haemorrhagic virus in west Africa. It is a topic I had already mentioned...
  • Ebola 5 Nov 2014

    Of course I share that concern. I think that if soldiers, whether they are reservists or regulars, are being sent to Sierra Leone or, indeed, to any of the affected countries, they must be given proper training so that they do not expose themselves in any way to the possibility of infection. Although a large section of the media has begun to shift the spotlight to other issues in recent days,...

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Profile

Conservative MP for Sleaford and North Hykeham

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Justice
  • Home Department
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Somalia
  • Mali
  • Burma
  • Human Trafficking
  • Belarus

Currently held offices

  • Member, Public Accounts Committee
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Defamation Bill (Joint Committee) (24 Mar 2011 to 12 Oct 2011)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 25 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 33 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 90.42% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above 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 19–20 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") 116 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Nov 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Queen’s Counsel in private practice.
Received £33,131.25, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: Reed Smith LLP, Broadgate Tower, 20 Primrose Street, London EC2A 2RS. Hours: approx. (Registered 30 January 2014)
Received £17,375, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: Thomas Cooper, 93 Akti Miaouli, 1st Floor, 185 38 Piraeus, Greece. Hours: 35 hrs between 31 March 2012 and 1 April 2013. (Registered 30 January 2014)
Received £15,908.20, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: Harcus Sinclair, 3 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3AA. Hours: 31 hrs between 12 December 2013 and 15 December 2013. (Registered 30 January 2014)
Received £8,312.50, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: Reed Smith LLP, Broadgate Tower, 20 Primrose Street, London EC2A 2RS. Hours: approx. 15 between 1 October 2013 and 14 October 2013. (Registered 11 February 2014)
Received £1,500, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: Thomas Cooper, 93 Akti Miaouli, 1st Floor, 185 38 Piraeus, Greece. Hours: 3hrs on 25 November 2013. (Registered 18 March 2014)
Received £24,316.80, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: Harcus Sinclair, 3 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3AA. Hours: approximately 49 hrs between 9 November 2013 and 28 February 2014. (Registered 18 March 2014)
Received £9,750, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided Solicitors:  Thomas Cooper LLP, 93 Akti Miaouli, 1st Floor, 185 38 Piraeus, Greece.  Hours: 19.5hrs between 2 January 2014 and 13 January 2014. (Registered 29 April 2014)
Received £2,000, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided.  Solicitors:  Hill Dickinson LLP, Irongate House, 22-30 Duke’s Place, London EC3A 7HX. Hours: 4hrs on 13 October 2013. (Registered 22 May 2014)
Received £8,000, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided.  Solicitors:  Holman Fenwick Willan LLP, Friary Court, 65 Crutched Friars, London EC3N 2AE.  Hours: 16 hours between 12 March 2014 and 25 March 2014. (Registered 22 May 2014)
Received £1,600 exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided.  Solicitors:  Holman Fenwick Willan LLP, Friary Court, 65 Crutched Friars, London EC3N 2AE.  Hours: 3.25 hours during March 2014. (Registered 19 June 2014)
Received £73,400 exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided.  Solicitors:  Reed Smith LLP, Broadgate Tower, 20 Primrose Street, London EC2A 2RS.  Hours: 140 hrs between 3 June 2012 and 25 August 2013. (Registered 25 July 2014)
Received £30,125 exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided.  Solicitors:  Hill Dickinson LLP, Irongate House, 22-30 Duke’s Place, London EC3A 7HX. Hours: approximately 60 hrs between 17 October 2013 and 1 May 2014. (Registered 25 July 2014)
Received £9,660.42 exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided.  Solicitors:  Holman Fenwick Willan LLP, Friary Court, 65 Crutched Friars, London EC3N 2AE.  Hours: Part payment in respect of approximately 24 hours between 12 March 2014 and 25 May 2014. (Registered 25 July 2014)
Received £3,000 exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided.  Solicitors:  Direct Instructions.  Hours: 6 hrs on 1 May 2014 and 2 May 2014. (Registered 1 September 2014)
Received £7,219.32 exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided.  Solicitors:  Holman Fenwick Willan LLP, Friary Court, 65 Crutched Friars, London EC3N 2AE.  Hours: Part payment in respect of approximately 14 hours between 13 May 2014 and 2 June 2014. (Registered 1 September 2014)
Received £2,200 exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided.  Solicitors:  Holman Fenwick Willan LLP, Friary Court, 65 Crutched Friars, London EC3N 2AE.  Hours: 5 hours between 9 May 2014 and 9 June 2014. (Registered 14 October 2014)
Received £200 exclusive of VAT, for arbitration services provided.  Solicitors: MFB, Fishmongers' Chambers, 1 Fishmongers' Hall Wharf, London EC4R 3AE. Hours: 0 hours, appointment fee as arbitrator. (Registered 14 October 2014)
Received £3,875 exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided.  Solicitors: Hill Dickinson, Broadgate Tower, 20 Primrose Street, London EC2A 2EW.  Hours: approx. 6 hours on 27 April 2014. (Registered 14 October 2014)
Received £2,250 exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided.  Solicitors: Hinkhouse Williams Walsh LLP, Prudential Center, 180 North Stetson Avenue, Suite 3400, Chicago, Illinois 60601.  Hours: 5 hours on 2 May 2014. (Registered 14 October 2014)
Crown Court Recorder. Payments received from Ministry of Justice, 102 Petty France, London SW1H 9AJ:
Received £294.50, inclusive of tax and national insurance for Judicial Seminar, 14 December 2013. Hours: 1 day. (Registered 22 January 2014)
Received sitting fees of £3,115 gross. Hours: 5 sitting days in September 2014. (Registered 14 October 2014)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Name of donor: Mr and Mrs D Wall
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:  accommodation and meals at a political conference, 20-22 June 2014, to the value of £950
Date of receipt of donation: 20-22 June 2014
Date of acceptance of donation: 8 July 2014
Donor status: individuals
(Registered 9 July 2014)
7. Overseas benefits and gifts
See payments listed under Category 2.

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