Bridget Phillipson

Shadow Secretary of State for Education

Labour MP for Houghton and Sunderland South

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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 random selection of Bridget Phillipson’s votes.

Last updated: 22 Mar 2022. Learn more about our voting records and what they mean.

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

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Oak National Academy: Finance 28 Sep 2022

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what budget his Department has allocated to Oak National Academy in the financial year 2022-2023; how that money will be spent in the remainder of the financial year; and if he will make a statement.
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Solar Power 28 Sep 2022

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will make an estimate of the (a) number and (b) surface area of solar panels installed on (a) academy, (b) maintained and (c) other schools in England as on 20 September 2022; and if he will make an assessment of the adequacy of his Department's collection of that information.
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Floods 28 Sep 2022

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent assessment his Department has made of the effect of localised flooding following high rainfall on schools in England; and what data his Department holds on the number of schools that needed to close in (a) whole or (b) part for that reason in each of the last three months.

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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

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

  • Treasury
  • Department for Education
  • Defence
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Transport
  • Courts: Sunderland
  • Free Zones
  • Departmental Work Experience
  • Revenue and Customs: Telephone Services
  • Children: Day Care

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Education (since 29 Nov 2021)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury (6 Apr 2020 to 29 Nov 2021)
  • 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: 3 Oct 2022.

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:
Payment of £75 expected for a survey completed on 9 October 2021. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 11 October 2021)
Payment of £75 expected for a survey completed on 22 November 2021. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 26 November 2021)
Payment of £75 received on 30 March 2022 for a survey completed on 15 February 2022. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 29 July 2022)
Payment of £100 received on 23 May 2022 for a survey completed on 18 March 2022. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 29 July 2022)
Payment of £75 expected for a survey completed on 22 May 2022. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 29 July 2022)
Payment of £75 expected for a survey completed on 2 July 2022. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 29 July 2022)
Payment of £75 expected for a survey completed on 18 July 2022. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 29 July 2022)
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:
Payment of £120 expected for a survey completed on 9 October 2021. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 11 October 2021)
Payment of £120 expected for a survey completed on 23 October 2021. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 27 October 2021)
Payment of £100 expected for a survey completed on 9 November 2021. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 09 November 2021)
Payment of £100 expected for a survey on the 9 December 2021. Hours: 18 mins. (Registered 20 December 2021)
Payment of £120 expected for a survey completed on 16 February 2022. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 16 February 2022)
Payment of £80 expected for a survey completed 29 March 2022. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 31 May 2022)
Payment of £100 expected for a survey completed on 13 April 2022. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 31 May 2022)
Payment of £70 expected for a survey completed on 19 May 2022. Hours: 12 mins. (Registered 31 May 2022)
Payment of £140 expected for a survey completed on 16 June 2022. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 24 June 2022)
Payment of £100 expected for a survey completed on 22 July 2022. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 28 July 2022)
Payment of £80 expected for a survey completed on 18 August 2022. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 23 August 2022)
Payment of £200 expected from CMD, 31 Carolside Avenue, Glasgow G76 7AA, for an interview on 23 September 2021. Hours: 30 mins. Fee paid direct to Houghton and Sunderland South Constituency Labour Party. (Registered 13 October 2021; updated 11 November 2021)
Payments from Yonder Consulting, Northburgh House, 10 Northburgh Street, London EC1V 0AT, for completing opinion surveys. All fees paid direct to Houghton and Sunderland South Constituency Labour Party:
19 March 2021, payment of £50 for a survey completed on 25 January 2021. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 10 January 2022)
17 February 2021, payment of £50 for a survey completed on 7 December 2020. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 10 January 2022)
14 June 2021, payment of £50 for a survey completed on 13 March 2021. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 10 January 2022)
15 July 2021, payment of £50 for a survey completed on 13 May 2021. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 10 January 2022)
13 September 2021, payment of £50 for a survey completed on 1 September 2021. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 10 January 2022)
Payment of £65 expected for a survey completed on 1 December 2021. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 10 January 2022)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Paul Callaghan
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 received via the Labour Party to support staffing costs for my work as Shadow Education Secretary

Donor status: individual

(Registered 25 March 2022)
Name of donor: Tom Hay
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 received via the Labour Party to support staffing costs for my work as Shadow Education Secretary

Donor status: individual

(Registered 25 March 2022)
Name of donor: Trevor Chinn
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 received via the Labour Party to fund a member of staff in my office, to be paid in four quarterly instalments between 31 March 2022 and 31 December 2022

Donor status: individual

(Registered 07 April 2022; updated 14 June 2022)
Name of donor: David Rowntree
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 received via the Labour Party to support staffing costs for my work as Shadow Education Secretary

Donor status: individual

(Registered 12 April 2022)
Name of donor: Jim Murphy
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £15,000 received via the Labour Party to support staffing costs for my work as Shadow Education Secretary

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 June 2022)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Midlands Aerospace Alliance
Address of donor: Business Innovation Centre, Binley Business Park, Coventry CV3 2TX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Associated with speaking at a dinner for the donor's members, for me and a member of staff, car from Birmingham to my constituency (£400); dinner (£162); train tickets from London Euston to Birmingham New Street (£71.50 reimbursed on 15 November 2021); total value £633.50

Date received: 14 October 2021

Date accepted: 14 October 2021

Donor status: company, registration 05357793

(Registered 09 November 2021; updated 15 November 2021)

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