Bridget Phillipson

Bridget Phillipson is the Labour MP for Houghton and Sunderland South, and has been an MP continuously since 6 May 2010. She currently undertakes the role of Shadow Secretary of State for Education.

Registered Interests

The Register of Members’ Financial Interests is updated fortnightly online when the House is sitting, and less frequently at other times. Interests remain in the Register for twelve months after the interest has ended.

The interests set out below are those included in the most recently published version of the Register. All versions of the Register can be found here.

1. Employment and earnings

  • Payments from Savanta ComRes, 3 Melville Street, Edinburgh EH3 7PE, for completing opinion surveys. All fees paid direct to Houghton and Sunderland South Constituency Labour Party:
    • Payment of £75 expected for a survey completed on 22 November 2021. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 26 November 2021)
    • Payment of £75 received on 30 March 2022 for a survey completed on 15 February 2022. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 29 July 2022)
    • Payment of £100 received on 23 May 2022 for a survey completed on 18 March 2022. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 29 July 2022)
    • Payment of £75 expected for a survey completed on 22 May 2022. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 29 July 2022)
    • Payment of £75 expected for a survey completed on 2 July 2022. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 29 July 2022)
    • Payment of £75 expected for a survey completed on 18 July 2022. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 29 July 2022)
    • Payment of £75 expected for a survey completed on 12 October 2022. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 13 October 2022)
  • Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for completing opinion surveys. All fees paid direct to Houghton and Sunderland South Constituency Labour Party:
    • Payment of £100 expected for a survey completed on 9 November 2021. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 9 November 2021)
    • Payment of £100 expected for a survey on the 9 December 2021. Hours: 18 mins. (Registered 20 December 2021)
    • Payment of £120 expected for a survey completed on 16 February 2022. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 16 February 2022)
    • Payment of £80 expected for a survey completed 29 March 2022. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 31 May 2022)
    • Payment of £100 expected for a survey completed on 13 April 2022. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 31 May 2022)
    • Payment of £70 expected for a survey completed on 19 May 2022. Hours: 12 mins. (Registered 31 May 2022)
    • Payment of £140 expected for a survey completed on 16 June 2022. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 24 June 2022)
    • Payment of £100 expected for a survey completed on 22 July 2022. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 28 July 2022)
    • Payment of £80 expected for a survey completed on 18 August 2022. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 23 August 2022)
    • Payment of £100 expected for a survey completed on 12 October 2022. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 12 October 2022)
  • Payment of £200 expected from CMD, 31 Carolside Avenue, Glasgow G76 7AA, for an interview on 23 September 2021. Hours: 30 mins. Fee paid direct to Houghton and Sunderland South Constituency Labour Party. (Registered 13 October 2021; updated 11 November 2021)
  • Payments from Yonder Consulting, Northburgh House, 10 Northburgh Street, London EC1V 0AT, for completing opinion surveys. All fees paid direct to Houghton and Sunderland South Constituency Labour Party:
    • 19 March 2021, payment of £50 for a survey completed on 25 January 2021. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 10 January 2022)
    • 17 February 2021, payment of £50 for a survey completed on 7 December 2020. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 10 January 2022)
    • 14 June 2021, payment of £50 for a survey completed on 13 March 2021. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 10 January 2022)
    • 15 July 2021, payment of £50 for a survey completed on 13 May 2021. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 10 January 2022)
    • 13 September 2021, payment of £50 for a survey completed on 1 September 2021. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 10 January 2022)
    • Payment of £65 expected for a survey completed on 1 December 2021. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 10 January 2022)

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation

  • Name of donor: Paul Callaghan
    Address of donor: private
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 received via the Labour Party to support staffing costs for my work as Shadow Education Secretary
    Donor status: individual
    (Registered 25 March 2022)
  • Name of donor: Tom Hay
    Address of donor: private
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 received via the Labour Party to support staffing costs for my work as Shadow Education Secretary
    Donor status: individual
    (Registered 25 March 2022)
  • Name of donor: Trevor Chinn
    Address of donor: private
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 received via the Labour Party to fund a member of staff in my office, to be paid in four quarterly instalments between 31 March 2022 and 31 December 2022
    Donor status: individual
    (Registered 07 April 2022; updated 14 June 2022)
  • Name of donor: David Rowntree
    Address of donor: private
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 received via the Labour Party to support staffing costs for my work as Shadow Education Secretary
    Donor status: individual
    (Registered 12 April 2022)
  • Name of donor: Jim Murphy
    Address of donor: private
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £15,000 received via the Labour Party to support staffing costs for my work as Shadow Education Secretary
    Donor status: individual
    (Registered 10 June 2022)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

  • Name of donor: Midlands Aerospace Alliance
    Address of donor: Business Innovation Centre, Binley Business Park, Coventry CV3 2TX
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Associated with speaking at a dinner for the donor's members, for me and a member of staff, car from Birmingham to my constituency (£400); dinner (£162); train tickets from London Euston to Birmingham New Street (£71.50 reimbursed on 15 November 2021); total value £633.50
    Date received: 14 October 2021
    Date accepted: 14 October 2021
    Donor status: company, registration 05357793
    (Registered 09 November 2021; updated 15 November 2021)