Bridget Phillipson

MP, Houghton and Sunderland South

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Houghton and Sunderland South Labour

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.

Bridget Phillipson’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 5 Sep 2018

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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

  • Defence
  • Home Department
  • Education
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Work and Pensions
  • Courts: Sunderland
  • Departmental Work Experience
  • Asylum
  • Defence: Procurement
  • Government Car Service

Currently held offices

  • Member, European Statutory Instruments Committee (since 18 Jul 2018)
  • Member, Committee on Privileges (since 26 Oct 2017)
  • Member, Committee on Standards (since 26 Oct 2017)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
  • 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)

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 24 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Bridget Phillipson’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 84 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 76.99% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
  • 77 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Bridget Phillipson’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 75 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Sep 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing opinion surveys. All fees paid direct to Houghton and Sunderland South Constituency Labour Party:
29 September 2017, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 19 October 2017)
Payment of £75 expected for a survey completed on 25 October 2017. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 07 November 2017)
Payment of £100 expected for a survey completed on 1 December 2017. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 11 December 2017)
16 April 2018, payment of £75 for March 2018 Survey. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 26 July 2018)
22 May 2018, payment of £75 for April 2018 Survey. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 26 July 2018)
28 June 2018, payment of £75 for May 2018 Survey. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 26 July 2018)
Payment of £75 expected for completing June 2018 Survey on 15 June 2018. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 26 July 2018)
Payment of £75 expected for completing July 2018 Survey on 16 July 2018. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 26 July 2018)
Payment of £75 expected for completing September 2018 Survey on 4 September 2018. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 05 September 2018)
Payments from Populus Ltd, Northburgh House, London EC1V 0AT, for the completion of opinion surveys. All fees paid direct to Houghton and Sunderland South Constituency Labour Party:
12 January 2017, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 30 October 2017)
27 February 2017, payment of £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 30 October 2017)
25 April 2017, payment of £50. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 30 October 2017)
3 August 2017, payment of £50. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 30 October 2017)
15 September 2017, payment of £50. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 30 October 2017)
Payment of £50 expected for survey completed on 20 September 2017. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 30 October 2017)
Payment of £50 expected for survey completed on 19 October 2017. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 30 October 2017; updated 11 December 2017)
Payment of £50 expected for survey completed on 29 November 2017. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 07 December 2017)
Payment of £50 expected for survey completed on 15 December 2017. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 18 December 2017)
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:
9 March 2018, payment of £60 for January 2018 Survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 25 July 2018)
27 March 2018, payment of £80 for February 2018 Survey. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 25 July 2018)
9 May 2018, payment of £80 for April 2018 Survey. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 25 July 2018)
9 July 2018, payment of £70 for June 2018 Survey. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 25 July 2018)
Payment of £100 expected for June 2018 Survey, completed on 21 July 2018. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 25 July 2018)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: BASF
Address of donor: BASF SE, Europahaus, Benckiserplatz 1, 67059 Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights £338.12, hotel accommodation £124.39, catering £189.58 and in-country transport £75; total value £727.09

Destination of visit: Ludwigshafen, Germany

Date of visit: 19-20 July 2018

Purpose of visit: Educational visit to BASF production site organised by the Industry and Parliament Trust.

(Registered 13 August 2018; updated 15 August 2018)

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