Bridget Phillipson MP Houghton and Sunderland South, Labour, Opposition Whip


Bridget Phillipson

Most spoken phrases

Last updated 3rd Jun 2009

  1. Israeli settlements
  2. Northcote Road shops
  3. Dangerous dogs petition
  4. Clapham Junction tube
  5. Heathrow expansion
  6. Health services
  7. Fly tipping

This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.


  • Born:

  • Positions

    Member Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission 2010-; PPS to Jim Murphy as Shadow Secretary of State for Defence 2010-13; Opposition Whip 2013-.
  • Electoral history

    Member for Houghton and Sunderland South since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Housing, women and equalities, UK software industry, jobs, economy.
  • Party groups

    Member, Labour Party 1998-; Former chair, Oxford University Labour Club; North East representative, National Policy Forum 2008-10; Vice-chair, Labour Party National Policy Forum 2013-.

Election record for Houghton and Sunderland South, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Labour 50.04%
Conservative 21.3%
Liberal Democrat 13.84%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Phillipson, Bridget Labour 19,137 50.04
Oliver, Robert Conservative 8,147 21.3
Boyle, Chris Liberal Democrat 5,292 13.84
Wakefield, Colin Independent 2,462 6.44
Allen, Karen British National Party 1,961 5.13
Elvin, Richard UK Independence Party 1,022 2.68
Majority 10,990 votes
Electorate 68,729
Turnout (38,251) 55.65%

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