Jess Phillips

Shadow Minister (Home Office)

Labour MP for Birmingham, Yardley


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Jess Phillips’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • Domestic Abuse Bill: Clause 55 - Annual reports 26 Apr 2021

    I thank the Minister for running through the amendments in lieu. I am sure she will not be surprised to hear that the Labour party remains in agreement with the Lords amendments. I will also run through some of the amendments in lieu and ask some questions. My right hon. Friend the Member for Castleford, Normanton and Pontefract—sorry, Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford (Yvette Cooper); I...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Migrant Workers: Domestic Service 19 Apr 2021

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if the Government will take steps to tackle serious exploitation and abuse of migrant domestic workers by restoring the visa that was in place between 1998 to 2012 under which migrant domestic workers were workers in their own right and therefore able to (a) renew their visa and (b) change employer without restrictions.
  • Domestic Abuse Bill: Clause 2 - Definition of “personally connected” 15 Apr 2021

    I admire the hon. Lady’s faith, but I would like something more than faith. The triumph of hope over experience will, I fear, leave us in the exact same position with the exact same problems. Faith is well and good—I have it in spades—but I would like to know about a monitoring process that will be done to review how well people are trained and how well this is working.

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Labour MP for Birmingham, Yardley

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

Jess Phillips campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Education
  • Home Office
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Free Schools
  • Domestic Abuse: Coronavirus
  • Academies
  • Universal Credit
  • Domestic Abuse: Immigrants

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Home Office) (since 10 Apr 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Women and Equalities Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Commons Reference Group on Representation and Inclusion Committee (15 Nov 2016 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (13 Jun 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (20 Jul 2015 to 12 May 2016)
  • Member, Women and Equalities Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2021.

1. Employment and earnings
Until 10 April 2020, Deputy Editor of the House Magazine, Dods, 11th floor, The Shard, 32 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9SG. From October 2017, I received a quarterly payment of £2,000. Hours: 2 hrs per month. (Registered 19 October 2017; updated 09 September 2020)
Payments received via United Agents, Lexington House, 12-26 Lexington St, Soho, London W1F 0LE:
5 August 2020, received £24,600 from Simon and Schuster UK Ltd, 1st Floor, 222 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8HB, for signing a new multi book contract. Hours: none to date. (Registered 08 September 2020)
19 August 2020, received £3,280 from Octopus Publishing, Carmelite House, 50 Victoria Embankment, London EC4Y 0DZ, for the release of the paperback version of my book. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 08 September 2020)
1 April 2020, received £2,000 from Rumpus Media, 10th Floor, the Met Building, 22 Percy Street, London W1T 2AU, for appearing on a consumer affairs entertainment show. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 04 May 2020)
22 May 2020, received £600 from the New Statesman, 7 Carmelite St, London EC4Y 0BS, for a book review. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 08 June 2020)
29 May 2020, received £500 from Intelligence Squared, Newcombe House, 45 Notting Hill Gate, Kensington, London W11 3LQ, for speaking at an event. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 08 June 2020)
From 27 March 2020, weekly column for Independent Digital, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5HF:
8 December 2020, received £3,080 for eleven columns. Hours: 11 hrs. (Registered 16 February 2021)
23 December 2020, received £5,600 for twenty columns. Hours: 20 hrs. (Registered 16 February 2021)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Court Consultants Ltd
Address of donor: 122 Colmore Row, Birmingham, B3 3BD

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £500 a month to fund constituency campaigning; £6,000 in total

Date received: 1 August 2019 to July 2020

Date accepted: 1 August 2019

Donor status: company, registration 07222231

(Registered 26 September 2019)

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