Stephen Phillips

MP, Sleaford and North Hykeham

Sleaford and North Hykeham Conservative

Stephen Phillips campaigned to leave the European Union

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Stephen Phillips’s voting in Parliament

Stephen Phillips is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Stephen Phillips sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Stephen Phillips generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Stephen Phillips generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Parliamentary Scrutiny of Leaving the EU 12 Oct 2016

    Will the hon. Gentleman give way?
  • Cycling: Lincolnshire 12 Oct 2016

    I am extraordinarily grateful to my hon. Friend, not only for his constructive response but for his assurances on my specific queries. I am immensely pleased to hear those assurances, as, I am sure, are my hon. Friends the Members for Boston and Skegness (Matt Warman) and for Louth and Horncastle (Victoria Atkins). I know from discussions with the latter that she knows the importance of...
  • Cycling: Lincolnshire 12 Oct 2016

    Yes, of course I agree with my hon. Friend fully about that. I am looking forward to cycling the route and, indeed, dragging her along with me, when it opens in due course. I am afraid that the price of being permitted to make her point in the debate will be that she will have to join me. We have had an extraordinarily useful debate. Those who read it in Hansard will be left in no doubt about...

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Conservative MP for Sleaford and North Hykeham

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Justice
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Home Department
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Somalia
  • Wind Power: Lincolnshire
  • Mali
  • South China Sea
  • Burma

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (7 Jul 2015 to 4 Nov 2016)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (8 Sep 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Draft Defamation Bill (Joint Committee) (24 Mar 2011 to 12 Oct 2011)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

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  • Has spoken in 25 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Stephen Phillips’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 33 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 83.24% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above 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 19–20 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") 173 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 31 Oct 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Queen’s Counsel in private practice:
7 December 2015, received £35,575 exclusive of VAT, for arbitration services provided. Solicitors: Hinkhouse Williams Walsh LLP, Prudential Center, 180 North Stetson Avenue, Suite 3400, Chicago Illinois 60601, USA. Hours: 61 hours between 28 July 2015 and 24 November 2015. (Registered 08 December 2015)
29 January 2016, received £13,050 exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: Hinkhouse Williams Walsh LLP, Prudential Center, 180 North Stetson Avenue, Suite 3400, Chicago Illinois 60601, USA. Hours: approximately 24 hours between 24 November 2015 and 24 January 2016. (Registered 03 February 2016)
17 February 2016, received £18,250 exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: Holman Fenwick Willan LLP, Friary Court, 65 Crutched Friars, London EC3N 2AE. Hours: 36.5 hours between 21 October 2015 and 2 November 2015. (Registered 25 February 2016)
25 February 2016, received £3,250 exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: Clyde & Co. LLP, St Botolph Building, 138 Houndsditch, London, EC3A 7AR. Hours: 6.5 hours on 22 September 2015. (Registered 25 February 2016)
25 February 2016, received £3,375 exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: MFB Solicitors, Fishmongers’ Chambers, 1 Fishmongers’ Hall Wharf, London EC4R 3AE. Hours: 6.75 hours between 26 March 2015 and 14 July 2015. (Registered 25 February 2016)
4 April 2016, received £5,850 exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: Hinkhouse Williams Walsh LLP, Prudential Center, 180 North Stetson Avenue, Suite 3400, Chicago Illinois 60601, USA. Hours: 9.75 hours on 4-5 February 2016. (Registered 18 April 2016)
27 April 2016, received £31,067.56 exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: Hinkhouse Williams Walsh LLP, Prudential Center, 180 North Stetson Avenue, Suite 3400, Chicago, Illinois 60601, USA. Hours: approximately 51 hours between 28 February 2016 and 13 April 2016. (Registered 10 May 2016)
13 May 2016, received £1,500 exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: Hill Dickinson, Broadgate Tower, 20 Primrose Street, London EC2A 2EW. Hours: 2.5 hours on 18 January 2016. (Registered 17 May 2016)
9 June 2016, received £13,000 exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: Holman Fenwick Willan LLP, Friary Court, 65 Crutched Friars, London EC3N 2AE. Hours: approximately 21 hours between 19 and 27 November 2016. (Registered 14 June 2016)
30 September 2016, received £1,985 exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided. Solicitors: Norwegian Hull Club, Olav Kyrresgate 11, NO-5014 Bergen, Norway. Hours: approximately 5 hours on 2 September 2016. (Registered 11 October 2016)
Crown Court Recorder. Payments received from Ministry of Justice, 102 Petty France, London SW1H 9AJ:
17 November 2015, received sitting fees of £3,145 gross. Hours: 5 sitting days between 1 October 2015 and 9 October 2015. (Registered 17 November 2015)
16 December 2015, received sitting fees of £314.50 gross. Hours: approximately 4 hours (sentencing) on 23 November 2015 and 2 December 2015. (Registered 17 December 2015)
31 December 2015, received fee for judicial sentencing seminar £629 gross. Hours: 6 hours on 7 November 2015. (Registered 06 January 2016)
16 March 2016, received sitting fees of £3,774 gross. Hours: 6 sitting days between 15 February 2016 and 22 February 2016. (Registered 16 March 2016)
18 October 2016, received sitting fees of £5,721.66 gross. Hours: 9 sitting days between 20 and 30 September 2016. (Registered 18 October 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Kuwait National Assembly
Address of donor: Arabian Gulf St, Kuwait City, Kuwait

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, hotel accommodation, food and transport to a total value of £4,837

Destination of visit: Kuwait

Date of visit: 30 January - 2 February 2016

Purpose of visit: All Party Parliamentary Group on Kuwait delegation

(Registered 17 February 2016)

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