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 for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2015–2016
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2017
Almost always voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
0 votes for, 8 votes against, 4 absences, between 2013–2016
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
1 vote for, 1 vote against, 8 absences, between 2013–2016
Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
0 votes for, 12 votes against, 4 absences, between 2012–2014
Generally voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, in 2013
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Bridget Phillipson has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 11 Sep 2017
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, to ask the Secretary of State what steps he is taking to improve productivity as part of the Industrial Strategy
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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, 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)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 23 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Bridget Phillipson’s speeches
- Has received answers to 84 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 94.44% 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?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 11 Sep 2017.
1. Employment and earnings
8 June 2017
, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 14 August 2017)
9 June 2017, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 14 August 2017)
Payment of £75 expected for a survey completed on 31 July 2017
. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 14 August 2017)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP
but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: GMB
Address of donor: 1 Mosley Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1YE
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
Donor status: trade union
(Registered 07 July 2017)
View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register
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