Stephen Phillips (politician)
|Member of Parliament
for Sleaford and North Hykeham
6 May 2010
|Preceded by||Douglas Hogg|
9 March 1970 |
Chiswick, London, England
|Alma mater||Oriel College, Oxford|
Stephen James Phillips QC (born 9 March 1970) is a British Conservative Party politician, barrister and Recorder of the Crown Court. He is the current Member of Parliament (MP) for Sleaford and North Hykeham.
Phillips was born on 9 March 1970, the son of Stewart Charles Phillips, a civil servant, and his wife Janice Frances née Woodhall. He attended Canford School, Dorset, and was educated at Oriel College, Oxford from 1988 to 1992, obtaining a BA degree in Jurisprudence (law) in 1991 and a Bachelor of Civil Law degree in 1992. He served for a short time in the Army, serving with both the 14th/20th King's Hussars and The Welsh Guards. After studying to become a barrister at the Inns of Court School of Law, he was called to the bar as a member of Lincoln's Inn in 1993. He was appointed Queen's Counsel and a Recorder in 2009.
He was Chairman of the Governors at Frank Barnes School, one of the only sign-bilingual schools for the Deaf in Britain.
Phillips was previously married and has three children. He splits his time between London and his home in Lincolnshire.
- "Stephen Phillips MP". BBC Democracy Live. BBC. Retrieved 25 July 2010.
- 'Phillips, Stephen James', Who's Who 2015, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc., 2015; online ed., Oxford University Press, 2014 ; online ed., October 2014
- Stephen Phillips campaign
- Official Biography on Conservative Party website
- Barrister at 7 Kings Bench Walk Chambers
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
|Member of Parliament for Sleaford and North Hykeham