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.
Generally voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
1 vote for, 26 votes against, 26 absences, between 2014–2016
Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
12 votes for, 5 votes against, 31 absences, between 2010–2017
Generally voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, in 2013
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2017
Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 11 votes against, between 2011–2016
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Bridget Phillipson has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 29 Jun 2017
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To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the pupil-teacher ratio was in (a) primary and (b) secondary schools in (i) Houghton and Sunderland South constituency and (ii) Sunderland in each year since 2010.
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment her Department has made of trends in the number of teachers in (a) primary and (b) secondary schools in (i) Houghton and Sunderland South constituency and (ii) Sunderland since 2010.
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Labour MP for Houghton and Sunderland South
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Bridget Phillipson campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Home Department
- Work and Pensions
- Ministry of Justice
- Departmental Work Experience
- Courts: Sunderland
- Defence: Procurement
- Government Car Service
Currently held offices
- Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (since 10 Jul 2017)
Other offices held in the past
- 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)
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- Has spoken in 26 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Bridget Phillipson’s speeches
- Has received answers to 80 written questions in the last year — well 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 88.89% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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") 61 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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