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Bridget_Phillipson_-_Member_of_Parliament_for_Houghton_and_Sunderland_So....jpgIn last month’s column, I highlighted the hypocrisy of a Prime Minister who claimed there was no magic money tree for our vital public services but suddenly discovered an extra billion pounds for Northern Ireland to keep her in Downing Street. The cynical Tory-DUP deal revealed the sham of austerity: there is money available if the government wants to spend it.

Bridget Phillipson MP: Government fooling no one with latest announcement on schools funding

In last month’s column, I highlighted the hypocrisy of a Prime Minister who claimed there was no magic money tree for our vital public services but suddenly discovered an extra... Read more

Bridget_Phillipson_MP_visiting_Lakeside_towers_with_Gentoo_14_July_2017_web.pngOn Friday 14 July 2017, Bridget Phillipson, Labour Member of Parliament for Houghton and Sunderland South, visited Lakeside Towers to discuss fire safety with members of the Lakeside Residents Association (LRA) following the devastating fire at Grenfell Tower in London last month.

Bridget Phillipson MP visits Lakeside Towers to discuss fire safety with residents

On Friday 14 July 2017, Bridget Phillipson, Labour Member of Parliament for Houghton and Sunderland South, visited Lakeside Towers to discuss fire safety with members of the Lakeside Residents Association... Read more

Bridget_Phillipson_MP_meeting_with_school_nurses_14_July_2017.JPGOn Friday 13th July, Bridget Phillipson, Member of Parliament for Houghton and Sunderland South met School Nurse Week campaigners at her constituency office in Houghton-le-Spring to offer her support for the campaign and to discuss the vital role school nurses play in helping pupils to lead a healthy life from early years.

Bridget Phillipson MP: School nurses are integral to pupils’ health and wellbeing

On Friday 13th July, Bridget Phillipson, Member of Parliament for Houghton and Sunderland South met School Nurse Week campaigners at her constituency office in Houghton-le-Spring to offer her support for... Read more

Bridget_Phillipson_MP_at_Mill_Hill_Nursery_2017_web.jpgI’m delighted to receive the formal notification that Mill Hill Nursery will remain open in September and has started to take applications from parents.

You can read the official announcement here.

Bridget Phillipson MP: Fantastic news that Mill Hill Nursery will stay open

I’m delighted to receive the formal notification that Mill Hill Nursery will remain open in September and has started to take applications from parents. You can read the official announcement... Read more

Bridget_Phillipson_MP_visit_St_Leonards_RC_Primary_School_7_July_2017__(web).jpgOn Friday 7th July Bridget Phillipson, Member of Parliament for Houghton and Sunderland South, joined year 6 pupils at St Leonard’s RC Primary School in Silksworth in discussions of improving parking in areas near the school and the mock General Election the pupils held as a way of experiencing the election and taking part in political debates.

Bridget Phillipson MP discusses politics with pupils at St Leonard’s RC Primary School

On Friday 7th July Bridget Phillipson, Member of Parliament for Houghton and Sunderland South, joined year 6 pupils at St Leonard’s RC Primary School in Silksworth in discussions of improving... Read more

Bridget_Phillipson_MP_supporting_Jo_Cox_Commission_on_Loneliness_July_2017_web.jpgOn 28 June I attended the event hosted by Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness at Parliament. I fully support the Commission’s work in continuing Jo’s legacy of raising awareness about loneliness and reducing the stigma of being lonely.

Bridget Phillipson MP: We need to tackle loneliness together

On 28 June I attended the event hosted by Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness at Parliament. I fully support the Commission’s work in continuing Jo’s legacy of raising awareness about... Read more

Bridget_Phillipson_MP_Houghton_and_Sunderland_South.jpgIt’s been barely a fortnight since the General Election and events at Westminster continue to move at breakneck speed.

This week the Prime Minister unveiled her pact with Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party, which she hopes will keep her government afloat in the choppy waters it now finds itself.

Bridget Phillipson MP: Tory-DUP deal unfair on north east taxpayers

It’s been barely a fortnight since the General Election and events at Westminster continue to move at breakneck speed. This week the Prime Minister unveiled her pact with Northern Ireland’s... Read more

17_06_09____1__28446_202rm_cancer_instagram___1080px_x_1080px.jpgBridget Phillipson, Member of Parliament for Houghton and Sunderland South, has spoken out in support of National Blood Week.

Bridget Phillipson MP lends her support to National Blood Week

Bridget Phillipson, Member of Parliament for Houghton and Sunderland South, has spoken out in support of National Blood Week. Read more

Bridget_Phillipson_re-elected_in_June_2017.jpgIt's a huge honour to be back in Westminster getting on with the job of fighting for our community and standing up for Houghton and Sunderland South.

Bridget Phillipson MP: It's a privilege to be re-elected as Member of Parliament for Houghton and Sunderland South

It's a huge honour to be back in Westminster getting on with the job of fighting for our community and standing up for Houghton and Sunderland South. Read more

Bridget_Phillipson_MP_PAC_Capital_Funding_for_Schools_13-03-2017.pngIt’s been a huge privilege to have served on the cross-party Public Accounts Committee (PAC) since 2015. This influential Committee makes sure every penny of your taxes is well spent.

Bridget Phillipson MP: Our children deserve better than this Tory government

It’s been a huge privilege to have served on the cross-party Public Accounts Committee (PAC) since 2015. This influential Committee makes sure every penny of your taxes is well spent.... Read more

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