Stephen Phillips

MP, Sleaford and North Hykeham

Sleaford and North Hykeham Conservative

Stephen Phillips’s voting in Parliament

Stephen Phillips is a Conservative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of Stephen Phillips’s votes.

  • Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes

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Stephen Phillips never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Channel Tunnel Railway Line 21 Jul 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the contribution of 14 January 1994 by the then Minister for Public Transport, Official Report, column 432, on Channel Tunnel Rail Link (Compensation), what conclusion the Government drew from its consideration of legal advice commissioned by local authorities.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Departmental Board (Gender Balance) 20 Jul 2015

    In this important issue it is not just the departmental boards which are important, but the senior ranks of the civil service. What progress has my right hon. Friend made, if any, on ensuring that there are more female senior civil servants in her Department?
  • Bill Presented — Criminal Cases Review Commission (Supplementary Powers) Bill: Summer Adjournment 16 Jul 2015

    It is a great honour and privilege to follow the hon. Member for East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow (Dr Cameron) after such a powerful and eloquent maiden speech. I fear that she is going to have spend some of the next five years here teaching me how to pronounce all the names in her constituency. She stands in a long tradition, in that I think it took the hon. Member for Na...

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Profile

Conservative MP for Sleaford and North Hykeham

Entered the 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
  • Wind Power: Lincolnshire
  • Mali
  • Burma
  • Kosovo

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (8 Sep 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Draft Defamation Bill (Joint Committee) (24 Mar 2011 to 12 Oct 2011)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 33 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 18 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 96.23% 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 — 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.
  • 123 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Stephen Phillips’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 143 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Queen’s Counsel in private practice:
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 01 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 01 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)
Received £81,122.35 exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: Reed Smith LLP, 20 Primrose Street, London EC2A 2RS. Hours: approximately 125 hours between 13 September 2013 and 12 October 2014. (Registered 29 January 2015)
Received £2,000 exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: Clyde & Co LLP, St Botolph Building, 138 Houndsditch, London, EC3A 7AR. Hours: 4 hours on 13 July 2014. (Registered 29 January 2015)
Received £13,025 exclusive of VAT, for arbitration services provided. Solicitors: MFB, Fishmongers' Chambers, 1 Fishmongers' Hall Wharf, London EC4R 3AE. Hours: 26 hours between 1 May 2014 and 30 December 2014. (Registered 29 January 2015)
Received £9,700 exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: Holman Fenwick Willan LLP, Friary Court, 65 Crutched Friars, London EC3N 2AE. Hours: 20 hours between 25 June 2014 and 20 January 2015. (Registered 29 January 2015)
Received £175,000 exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: Hill Dickinson, Broadgate Tower, 20 Primrose Street, London EC2A 2EW. Hours: approx. 350 hours between 1 May 2014 and 28 May 2015. (Registered 02 June 2015)
Crown Court Recorder. Payments received from Ministry of Justice, 102 Petty France, London SW1H 9AJ:
Received sitting fees of £3,115 gross. Hours: 5 sitting days in September 2014. (Registered 14 October 2014)
Received sitting fee of £623 gross for Judicial Seminar on 22 November 2014. Hours: half a day. (Registered 11 December 2014)
Received sitting fees of £6,230 gross. Hours: 10 sitting days between 1 February and 28 May 2015. (Registered 02 June 2015)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Midland Chilled Food Ltd
Address of donor: 75 Station Road, Barton-Under-Needwood, Burton on Trent DE13 8DS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: company, registration 01104045

(Registered 09 February 2015)
Name of donor: Blankney Estates Limited
Address of donor: Pannell House, 159 Charles Street, Leicester LE1 1LD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,500

Donor status: company, registration 00362871

(Registered 02 June 2015)

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