|Member of Parliament
for Houghton and Sunderland South
6 May 2010
|Preceded by||Chris Mullin
(Houghton and Washington East)
19 December 1983 |
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England
|Spouse(s)||Lawrence Dimery (2009-)|
|Alma mater||Hertford College, Oxford|
Bridget Maeve Phillipson (born 19 December 1983) is a British Labour Party politician who was elected at the 2010 general election as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Houghton and Sunderland South. She was the first MP to be declared to be elected to the 2015 Parliament, with an increased majority of 12,938.
She was educated at St Robert of Newminster Catholic School in Washington, Tyne and Wear, and from there went on to study Modern History at Hertford College, Oxford. In 2003 she was elected Co-Chair of the Oxford University Labour Club. and in 2005 graduated with a BA (Hons) degree in Modern History.
She was an aide to Jim Murphy, the former Shadow Secretary of State for International Development.
She is married to Lawrence Dimery and enjoys reading, music and dog-walking, as well as films.
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- "House of Commons Public Bill Committee on the Defence Reform Bill 2013-14". Parliament.uk. Retrieved 17 September 2013.
- Bridget Phillipson MP official constituency website
- Contributions in Parliament at Hansard 1803–2005
- Voting record at Public Whip
- Record in Parliament at TheyWorkForYou
- Profile at Westminster Parliamentary Record
- Profile at BBC News Democracy Live
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