Jess Phillips

Labour MP for Birmingham, Yardley

@jessphillips https://facebook.com/jessphillipsyardley

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Your MP (Jess Phillips) represents you, and all of the people who live in Birmingham, Yardley, at the UK Parliament in Westminster.

MPs split their time between Parliament and their constituency. In Parliament, they debate and vote on new laws, review existing laws, and question the Government. In the constituency, their focus is on supporting local people and championing local issues. They have a small staff team who help with casework, maintain their diaries, and monitor their inbox.

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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 of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Free Schools
  • Domestic Abuse: Coronavirus
  • Academies
  • Slavery
  • Domestic Abuse

Currently held offices

  • Member, Building Societies Act 1986 (Amendment) Bill Committee (since 31 Jan 2024)
  • Member, Criminal Justice Bill Committee (since 6 Dec 2023)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Victims and Prisoners Bill Committee (14 Jun 2023 to 11 Jul 2023)
  • Member, Protection from Sex-based Harassment in Public Bill Committee ( 8 Feb 2023 to 22 Feb 2023)
  • Member, Child Support Collection (Domestic Abuse) Bill Committee ( 7 Dec 2022 to 14 Dec 2022)
  • Member, National Security Bill Committee (29 Jun 2022 to 18 Oct 2022)
  • Member, Local Government (Disqualification) Bill Committee (24 Nov 2021 to 1 Dec 2021)
  • Shadow Minister (Home Office) (10 Apr 2020 to 15 Nov 2023)
  • 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Sexual Assault Referral Centres 28 Mar 2024

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether NHS England has completed its review of service provision of June 2022 to determine whether forensic and medical interventions for non-fatal strangulation which occur in domestic abuse should form part of the core offer for sexual assault referral centres or should be cared for elsewhere.
  • Israel and Gaza 26 Mar 2024

    The deputy Foreign Secretary stated earlier that he will expect a full explanation from Israel of the incident that was highlighted by my right hon. Friend the Member for Tottenham (Mr Lammy). That incident happened on 18 January, and the hon. Member for Rutland and Melton (Alicia Kearns) and I raised it with the Minister around eight weeks ago. I have also been to the UN in the past few...
  • James Bulger Murder: Public Inquiry — [Gordon Henderson in the Chair] 25 Mar 2024

    I do not think anybody here would expect that; we are not judge and jury in this building. However, as the Minister said, Jack Straw was the last person to ask for a review. If, as the Minister has outlined, he cannot commit to a full public inquiry, is there not a case for another review to look into not only Red Bank, but the period of further mistakes since 2010? All we have currently is...

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Register of Members’ Interests

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View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

Last updated: 15 Apr 2024.

1. Employment and earnings
Role, work or services: Writing books
Payer: United Agents, Lexington House, 12-26 Lexington St, Soho, London W1F 0LE
Payment: £227.85 as royalties from a book.
Received on: 31 March 2023. Hours: no additional hours.
Ultimate payer: Simon and Schuster UK Ltd, 1st Floor, 222 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8HB
(Registered 24 April 2023)
Role, work or services: Writing articles
Payer: Guardian News & Media Ltd, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1P 2AP
Payment: £175 for syndication of previously written article to another publication (Abitur Englisch Rheinland-Pfalz textbook).
Received on: 18 May 2023. Hours: no additional hours.
(Registered 24 May 2023)
Payment: £175 for syndication of previously written article to another publication (Abitur Englisch Rheinland-Pfalz textbook).
Received on: 20 April 2023. Hours: no additional hours.
(Registered 24 May 2023)
Payment: £100 for an article.
Received on: 3 February 2023. Hours: 1 hr.
(Registered 24 May 2023)
Payment: £354.28
Received on: 7 March 2024. Hours: 1 hr.
(Registered 19 March 2024)
Role, work or services: Broadcast appearances
Payer: News UK & Ireland, 1 London Bridge St, London SE1 9GF
Payment: £900 for three appearances on the weekly News Paper review slot in March 2023.
Received on: 24 May 2023. Hours: 3 hrs.
(Registered 7 June 2023)
Payment: £900 for three appearances on the weekly News Paper review slot in April 2023.
Received on: 23 June 2023. Hours: 3 hrs.
(Registered 27 June 2023)
Payment: £1,200 for four appearances on the weekly News Paper review slot in June/July 2023.
Received on: 25 July 2023. Hours: 4 hrs.
(Registered 1 August 2023)
Payment: £300 for an appearance on the weekly News Paper review slot in July 2023.
Received on: 23 August 2023. Hours: 1 hr.
(Registered 13 September 2023)
Payment: £600 for an appearance on the weekly News Paper review slot in September 2023.
Received on: 25 September 2023. Hours: 2 hrs.
(Registered 18 October 2023)
Payment: £600 for two appearances on the weekly News Paper review slot in October 2023.
Received on: 26 October 2023. Hours: 2 hrs.
(Registered 21 November 2023)
Payment: £300 for an appearance on the weekly New Paper Review slot in November 2023.
Received on: 23 November 2023. Hours: 1 hr.
(Registered 8 December 2023)
Role, work or services: Royalties
Payer: Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS) (Collection of copyright payments for authors), 6th Floor, International House, 1 St Katharine's Way, London E1W 1UN
Payment: £1,046
Received on: 19 March 2024. Hours: no additional hours.
(Registered 19 March 2024)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Love Supreme
Address of donor: 3 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two adult tickets and two child tickets to the Love Supreme festival at which I was speaking (£577.78), plus accommodation (£150), value £727.78
Date received: 1 July 2023 to 2 July 2023
Date accepted: 1 July 2023
Donor status: company, registration 07167313
(Registered 26 July 2023)
Name of donor: Giants Live Ltd
Address of donor: 3 Tansley Close, Dorridge, Solihull, West Midlands B93 8UB
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Four tickets to Giant Live Strongman Event at the Royal Albert Hall, value £448
Date received: 8 July 2023
Date accepted: 8 July 2023
Donor status: company, registration 09784296
(Registered 1 August 2023)
8. Miscellaneous
A trustee of the Stacy Wanjiku Welfare Trust. Having raised money for the education and welfare of Stacey Wanjiru I am a trustee of the fund. Stacey is the daughter of Agnes Wanjiru a Kenyan woman murdered in 2012 in a case linked to British Armed Forces. This is an unpaid role.
Date interest arose: 16 March 2022
(Registered 24 March 2022)
A director of the Lionel Cooke Memorial Fund, a fund that provides for political organisations to undertake activity such as encouraging wider political representation. This is an unpaid role.
Date interest arose: 21 October 2015
(Registered 14 March 2023)
A director of Birmingham Museums Trust which manages Birmingham Museums including a site in my constituency. This is an unpaid role.
Date interest arose: 26 July 2023
(Registered 18 September 2023)

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