Bridget Phillipson

Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury

Labour MP for Houghton and Sunderland South

@bphillipsonMP https://facebook.com/bridgetphillipson

The office of Bridget Phillipson MP has notified us that Bridget Phillipson was on maternity leave for 6 months from October 2011, and again for 6 months from November 2015. Both times her vote was paired. This may affect the numerology section below.

As a result of COVID-19, some MPs have been less able to vote in Parliament, and this will be reflected in their voting record.

Show more detail
11th May to 2nd June 2020

All MPs could vote remotely through an online voting tool. Votes cast remotely are shown as normal on the TheyWorkForYou voting record.

2nd to 9th June 2020

The option of online voting was removed, and a number of MPs may have been unable to vote because they were not physically able to attend.

10th June 2020 onwards

The requirements on proxy voting were relaxed, allowing MPs to designate another MP to cast a vote on their behalf.

If an MP votes by proxy, it is effectively exactly the same as if they cast the vote in person and it shows up on their TheyWorkForYou voting record.

MPs are not required to designate a proxy, and may instead pair with an opposing MP to miss a vote. Parliament does not record when two MPs have come to a pairing arrangement, so on TheyWorkForYou, they will both appear to have been absent for the vote.

We will update this information if the situation changes. See more detail on votes during the COVID-19 period here.

Bridget Phillipson’s voting in Parliament

Bridget Phillipson is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Bridget Phillipson’s votes.

Last updated: 12 Oct 2020. Please share these votes responsibly.

We have lots more plain English analysis of Bridget Phillipson’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Bridget Phillipson’s full vote analysis page for more.

Bridget Phillipson has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Treasury: Housing: Ministers 28 Apr 2021

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether any refurbishments or redecorations have been requested in respect of accommodation made available by the Government to Ministers in his Department since 13 February 2020; and if he will make a statement.
  • Treasury: Living Standards 27 Apr 2021

    David Cameron said that Greensill had “the mandate for the UK Government”. Greensill said that it was the “sole provider of…supply chain finance” across Government and that it had a model that brings several benefits to the UK public sector. Does the Chancellor still believe that he was right to bring in real-terms pay cuts for public sector workers, while allowing David Cameron and...
  • Written Answers — Treasury: VAT: Tax Yields 19 Apr 2021

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the receipts were to the Exchequer from VAT on goods imported to the UK directly by VAT end-users, in each of the last 144 months.

More of Bridget Phillipson’s recent appearances

RSS feed (?)

Profile

Labour MP for Houghton and Sunderland South

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Social Media

Expenses

Topics of interest

Bridget Phillipson campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Treasury
  • Defence
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Education
  • Home Department
  • Courts: Sunderland
  • Free Zones
  • Departmental Work Experience
  • Asylum
  • Defence: Procurement

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury (since 6 Apr 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (2 Mar 2020 to 21 Sep 2020)
  • Member, Committee of Privileges (2 Mar 2020 to 13 May 2020)
  • Member, Committee on Standards (2 Mar 2020 to 13 May 2020)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (21 Jan 2020 to 11 May 2020)
  • Member, European Statutory Instruments Committee (18 Jul 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Committee of Privileges (26 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Committee on Standards (26 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (10 Jul 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (7 Oct 2013 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (11 Oct 2010 to 3 May 2017)
  • 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)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2021.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Savanta ComRes, 3 Melville Street, Edinburgh EH3 7PE, for completing opinion surveys. All fees paid direct to Houghton and Sunderland South Constituency Labour Party:
10 March 2020, payment of £75 for a survey on 28 January 2020. Hours: 10 mins. (Registered 28 September 2020)
7 April 2020, payment of £75 for a survey on 18 February 2020. Hours: 10 mins. (Registered 28 September 2020)
1 June 2020, payment of £75 for a survey on 23 March 2020. Hours: 10 mins. (Registered 28 September 2020)
14 July 2020, payment of £75 for a survey on 10 July 2020. Hours: 10 mins. (Registered 28 September 2020)
9 September 2020, payment of £75 for a survey on 8 September 2020. Hours: 10 mins. (Registered 28 September 2020)
Payment of £75 expected for a survey completed on 10 October 2020. Hours: 10 mins. (Registered 09 November 2020)
Payment of £75 expected for a survey completed on 16 November 2020. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 16 November 2020)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for completing opinion surveys. All fees paid direct to Houghton and Sunderland South Constituency Labour Party:
4 May 2020 payment of £60. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 04 May 2020)
Payment of £100 expected for a survey completed on 10 July 2020. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 17 July 2020)
28 October 2020, payment of £100 for a survey completed on 16 September 2020. Hours: 10 mins. (Registered 09 November 2020; updated 07 January 2021)
Payment of £60 expected for a survey completed on 5 November 2020. Hours: 10 mins. (Registered 09 November 2020)
13 March 2021, payment of £140 for a survey on 13 March 2021. Hours: 25 mins. (Registered 15 March 2021)
29 June 2020, payment of £200 from Political Quarterly, St Vincent, Market Street, Lynton EX35 6AF, for an article published on 15 June 2020. Hours: approx. 6 hrs. Fee paid to Houghton and Sunderland South Constituency Labour Party. (Registered 07 July 2020)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

More about the register

Note for journalists and researchers: The data on this page may be used freely, on condition that TheyWorkForYou.com is cited as the source.

This data was produced by TheyWorkForYou from a variety of sources. Voting information from Public Whip.

Profile photo: © Parliament (CC-BY 3.0)