Bridget Phillipson

MP, Houghton and Sunderland South

Houghton and Sunderland South Labour

Bridget Phillipson campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Bridget Phillipson’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 8 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission: Polling Stations: Internet 21 Feb 2017

    The Electoral Commission continually monitors technological developments in order to provide the best possible service to voters. When the Commission started to explore the possibility of providing polling station locations on its website, Democracy Club had already done a lot of work in this area and had already amassed significant expertise on how best to collate and provide this data. The...
  • Written Answers — Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission: Polling Stations: Internet 21 Feb 2017

    The Electoral Commission has had no discussions with the Minister on the issue of providing online polling station information to political parties. The Commission has briefed the Minister for the Constitution about its partnership with Democracy Club; the Minister is supportive of the initiative, as noted in his recent speech to the conference of the Association of Electoral Administrators...
  • Written Answers — Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission: Electoral Commission: Pay 16 Feb 2017

    The Electoral Commission’s total pay bill for 2015-16 was £7.8 million. The Commission does not have the total pay bill analysed by gender for 2015-16 and the number of male and female employees varied throughout the year. However, at 31 March 2016, the Commission employed 64.1 full-time equivalent male staff and 78.6 full-time equivalent female staff. For that month, March 2016,...

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Labour MP for Houghton and Sunderland South

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

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Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Home Department
  • Education
  • Work and Pensions
  • Transport
  • Departmental Work Experience
  • Asylum
  • Defence: Procurement
  • Government Car Service
  • Reserve Forces

Currently held offices

  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (since 26 Oct 2015)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (since 11 Oct 2010)

Other offices held in the past

  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (7 Oct 2013 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • 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 15 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Bridget Phillipson’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 78 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 44.11% 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 — 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") 57 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Feb 2017.

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