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 on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

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  • Stephen Phillips consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Stephen Phillips never rebelled against their party in this parliament

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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
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Home Department
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Somalia
  • Wind Power: Lincolnshire
  • Mali
  • South China Sea
  • Burma

Currently held offices

  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (since 7 Jul 2015)

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)

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  • Has spoken in 50 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 62 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 92.51% 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.
  • 120 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Stephen Phillips’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 164 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Queen’s Counsel in private practice:
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)
17 August 2015, received £1,500 exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: Hill Dickinson, Broadgate Tower, 20 Primrose Street, London EC2A 2EW. Hours: 3 hours on 14 June 2015. (Registered 7 September 2015; updated 13 October 2015)
17 August 2015, received £1,103.75 exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: Thomas Cooper International, 93 Akti Miaouli, 1st Floor, 185 38 Piraeus, Greece. Hours: 2 hours on 2 February 2015. (Registered 7 September 2015; updated 13 October 2015)
1 September 2015, received £33,825 exclusive of VAT, for arbitration services provided. Solicitors: Hinkhouse Williams Walsh LLP, Prudential Center, 180 North Stetson Avenue, Suite 3400, Chicago Illinois 60601, USA. Hours: 65 hours between 2 February 2015 and 1 July 2015. (Registered 7 September 2015; updated 13 October 2015)
3 September 2015, received £3,375 exclusive of VAT, for arbitration services to be provided. Solicitors: Wikborg Rein LLP, Cheapside House, 138 Cheapside, London EC2V 6HS. Hours: none to date, booking fee only. (Registered 7 September 2015; updated 13 October 2015)
25 September 2015, received £2,250 exclusive of VAT for legal services provided. Solicitors: Timagenis Law Firm, 57, Notara Street, 185 35 Piraeus, Greece. Hours: 4.25 hours during August 2015.
(Registered 12 October 2015)
30 September 2015, received £2,875 exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: Reed Smith LLP, Broadgate Tower, 20 Primrose Street, London EC2A 2RS. Hours: 5.75 hours on 26 July 2015.
(Registered 12 October 2015)
7 December 2015, received £35,575 exclusive of VAT, for arbitration services provided. Solicitors: Hinkhouse Williams Walsh LLP, Prudential Center, 180 North Stetson Avenue, Suite 3400, Chicago Illinois 60601, USA. Hours: 61 hours between 28 July 2015 and 24 November 2015. (Registered 08 December 2015)
Crown Court Recorder. Payments received from Ministry of Justice, 102 Petty France, London SW1H 9AJ:
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)
16 October 2015, received sitting fees of £2,516 gross. Hours: 4 sitting days between 21 September 2015 and 24 September 2015. (Registered 20 October 2015)
17 November 2015. Received sitting fees of £3,145 gross. Hours: 5 sitting days between 1 October 2015 and 9 October 2015. (Registered 17 November 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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