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In my last column, I warned that our NHS was heading for yet another winter crisis thanks to years of Tory neglect.

Bridget Phillipson MP: Action needed on NHS crisis - not half-baked apologies

In my last column, I warned that our NHS was heading for yet another winter crisis thanks to years of Tory neglect. Read more

Bridget_Phillipson_MP_NHS.jpgOver the last two years, I’ve worked as a member of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) to hold the government to account on how taxpayers' money is spent across a range of areas, from schools to hospitals, and security to social care.

Bridget Phillipson MP: Improvements must be made in patient care

Over the last two years, I’ve worked as a member of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) to hold the government to account on how taxpayers' money is spent across a... Read more

Bridget_Phillipson_MP_Houghton_and_Sunderland_South.jpgNext week, we will see whether the Tories can match their rhetoric about building a country that works for everyone, as the Chancellor presents his Autumn Budget to Parliament. 

Bridget Phillipson MP: Autumn Budget must chart a different course

Next week, we will see whether the Tories can match their rhetoric about building a country that works for everyone, as the Chancellor presents his Autumn Budget to Parliament.  Read more

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On Friday 10 November, Bridget Phillipson, Labour Member of Parliament for Houghton and Sunderland South, held her fourteenth constituency coffee morning at the Hetton Centre.

Bridget Phillipson MP holds coffee morning in Hetton

On Friday 10 November, Bridget Phillipson, Labour Member of Parliament for Houghton and Sunderland South, held her fourteenth constituency coffee morning at the Hetton Centre. Read more

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No child in 21st-century Britain should grow up in poverty. Poverty damages childhoods, damages life chances and, in turn, damages us all.

Bridget Phillipson MP: Ministers are showing wilful heartlessness over poverty

No child in 21st-century Britain should grow up in poverty. Poverty damages childhoods, damages life chances and, in turn, damages us all. Read more

Bridget_Philipson_MP_outside_sunderland_Magistrates_Court_web.jpgBridget Phillipson, Labour Member of Parliament for Houghton and Sunderland South, has challenged the Courts Minister to explain to the people of Sunderland why the city’s dilapidated magistrates court is the best they should expect from the Tory Government.

Bridget Phillipson MP challenges Courts Minister to visit Sunderland as courts row rumbles on

Bridget Phillipson, Labour Member of Parliament for Houghton and Sunderland South, has challenged the Courts Minister to explain to the people of Sunderland why the city’s dilapidated magistrates court is... Read more

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On 26 October Bridget Phillipson MP met with firefighters in Parliament to recognise and celebrate the vital work they do in keeping the public safe.

Bridget Phillipson MP attends ‘Love your Firefighters’ event in Parliament

On 26 October Bridget Phillipson MP met with firefighters in Parliament to recognise and celebrate the vital work they do in keeping the public safe. Read more

Flighters_3.jpgLast week I visited a local supported housing scheme run by North Star, which provides accommodation and support for people with learning disabilities. It was wonderful to be shown around by the people living there, who all told me that the tailored support they receive has made a huge difference to their lives.

Bridget Phillipson MP: Government shortsightedness risks jeopardising supported housing

Last week I visited a local supported housing scheme run by North Star, which provides accommodation and support for people with learning disabilities. It was wonderful to be shown around... Read more

Bridget_Phillipso_MP_Dubmire_Visit_06-10-2017.JPGOn Friday 6 October 2017, Bridget Phillipson MP visited Dubmire Primary School in Fencehouses to take part in the school’s new ‘Mystery Reader’ initiative.

Bridget Phillipson MP visits Dubmire Primary School

On Friday 6 October 2017, Bridget Phillipson MP visited Dubmire Primary School in Fencehouses to take part in the school’s new ‘Mystery Reader’ initiative. Read more

Bridget_Phillipson_MP_GL_Development_13-10-2017_copy.jpgOn Friday 13 October 2017, Bridget Phillipson, Labour Member of Parliament for Houghton and Sunderland South, toured the GL Development site at Rainton Bridge South Business Park and met with members of staff and the management team.

Bridget Phillipson MP visits GL Development at Rainton Bridge

On Friday 13 October 2017, Bridget Phillipson, Labour Member of Parliament for Houghton and Sunderland South, toured the GL Development site at Rainton Bridge South Business Park and met with... Read more

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