Jess Phillips

Jess Phillips is the Labour MP for Birmingham, Yardley, and has been an MP continuously since 7 May 2015. She currently undertakes the role of Shadow Minister (Home Office).

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 received via United Agents, Lexington House, 12-26 Lexington St, Soho, London W1F 0LE:
    • 23 April 2021, received £16,572.06 from Simon and Schuster UK Ltd, 1st Floor, 222 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8HB, as second payment for writing a book. Hours: approx. 100 hrs between August 2020 and January 2021. (Registered 28 June 2021) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 23 May 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
    • 30 July 2021, received £11,425 from Simon and Schuster UK Ltd, 1st Floor, 222 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8HB, as third payment for writing a book. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 31 August 2021) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 23 May 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
    • 8 December 2021, received £615 from Hoxton Minipress, 10 Coldbath Square, London EC1R 5HL, for writing an introduction to a book. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 10 December 2021) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 23 May 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
    • 28 January 2022, received £2,652 from Audio Always, MediaCityUK, Tomorrow, Broadway, Manchester, Salford M50 2AB, for the recording of a weekly podcast over fifteen weeks. Hours: 15 hrs. (Registered 1 March 2022)
    • 6 April 2022, received £372.47 from Octopus Publishing, Carmelite House, 50 Victoria Embankment, London EC4Y 0DZ, as royalties for a book. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 7 April 2022)
    • 22 April 2022, received £12,300 from Simon and Schuster UK Ltd, 1st Floor, 222 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8HB, as fourth payment for writing a book on publication of paperback. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 26 April 2022)
    • 6 June 2022, received £2,652 from Audio Always, MediaCityUK, Tomorrow, Broadway, Manchester, Salford M50 2AB, for the recording of a weekly podcast over fifteen weeks. Hours: 15 hrs. (Registered 6 June 2022)
    • 5 August 2022, received £2,460 from Two Four Broadcast, the Westworks, 195 Wood Lane, London W12 7FQ, for appearing on a television programme. The programme has not yet been broadcast. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 25 August 2022)
    • 17 August 2022, received £2,975 from RDF Broadcast, Shepherds Building Centre, Charecroft Way, London W14 0EE, or appearing on a television programme. The programme has not yet been broadcast. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 25 August 2022)
    • 31 August 2022, received £1,312 from Plantpot Ltd, Old Bank House, Beaufort Street, Crickhowell NP8 1AD, for speaking at the Greenman Festival. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 1 September 2022)
    • 16 September 2022, received £2,642 from Audio Always, MediaCityUK, Broadway, Manchester, Salford M50 2AB, for signing new contract for recording of a weekly podcast. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 10 October 2022)
    • 14 October 2022, received £350.57 from Octopus Publishing Ltd, Carmelite House, 50 Victoria Embankment, London EC4Y 0DZ, as royalties from a book. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 8 November 2022)
    • 26 October 2022, received £5,000 from Hat Trick Productions, 33 Oval Rd, London NW1 7EA, for being a guest on Have I Got News for You. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 8 November 2022)
  • From 27 March 2020, weekly column for Independent Digital, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5HF:
    • 8 December 2020, received £3,080 for eleven columns. Hours: 11 hrs. (Registered 16 February 2021) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 23 May 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
    • 23 December 2020, received £5,600 for twenty columns. Hours: 20 hrs. (Registered 16 February 2021) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 23 May 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
    • 15 February 2021, received £560 for two columns. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 25 June 2021) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 23 May 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
    • 1 March 2021, received £560 for two columns. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 25 June 2021) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 23 May 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
    • 16 March 2021, received £560 for two columns. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 25 June 2021) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 23 May 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
    • 10 May 2021, received £1,120 for four columns. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 25 June 2021) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 23 May 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
    • 19 July 2021, received £840 for three columns. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 31 August 2021) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 23 May 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
    • 3 August 2021, received £280 for a column. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 31 August 2021) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 23 May 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
    • 13 August 2021, received £560 for two columns. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 31 August 2021) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 23 May 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
    • 16 September 2021, received £280 for a column. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 08 November 2021) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 23 May 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
    • 28 September 2021, received £280 for a column. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 08 November 2021) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 23 May 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
    • 15 October 2021, received £1,120 for four columns. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 8 November 2021)
    • 28 October 2021, received £560 for two columns. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 8 November 2021)
    • From 1 November 2021 until further notice, I will receive £280 a week for writing a regular column. Hours: 1 hr per week. (Registered 8 November 2021)
  • 9 March 2021, received £360 from the Telegraph, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0DT, for writing an article. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 10 May 2021) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 23 May 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
  • 29 July 2021, received £1,500 from HSBC, 1 Centenary Square, Birmingham B1 1HQ, for speaking at an event. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 31 August 2021) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 23 May 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
  • 23 November 2021, received £1,054 from Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, Upper Clifton Road, Sutton Coldfield B73 6DA, for speaking at an event. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 10 December 2021)
  • Payments from the New Statesman, Standard House, 12-13 Essex Street, London WC2R 3AA:
    • 24 November 2021, received £400 for an article. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 10 December 2021)
    • Payment of £400 expected for an article written on 25 May 2022. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 9 June 2022)
  • 7 January 2022, received £422.82 from Pound Project, 96 Rowheath Rd, Cotteridge, Birmingham B30 2EX, for Christmas re-release of previously written essay. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 18 January 2022)
  • Payments from Hat Trick Productions, 33 Oval Rd, London NW1 7EA:
    • 23 December 2021, received £15,000 for presenting Have I Got News for You. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 20 January 2022) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 23 May 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
    • 24 May 2019, received £1,500 for being a panellist on Have I Got News for You. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 23 May 2022) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 23 May 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
    • 17 June 2022, received £5,000 for being a panellist on Have I Got News for You on 19 May 2022. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 08 June 2022; updated 29 June 2022)
  • 28 February 2022, received £300 from Loftus Media, 2A Aldine Street, London W12 8AN, for undertaking a podcast and live show as part of Coventry City of Culture events. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 23 March 2022)
  • 3 May 2022, received £1,000 from Bournemouth University, Fern Barrow, Poole BH12 5BB, for undertaking a lecture. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 3 May 2022)
  • Payment of £150 expected from the Charleston Festival, Charleston Firle, West Firle Lewes BN8 6LL, for a speech at a literary festival on 22 May 2022. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 8 June 2022)
  • Payment of £200 expected from the Hay Festival of Literature & the Arts, the Drill Hall, 25 Lion Street, Hay-on-Wye HR3 5AD, for a speech at the Hay Festival on 31 May 2022. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 8 June 2022)
  • 9 September 2022, received £3,000 from Open Mike Productions, Hammer House, 113-117 Wardour St, London W1F 0UN, for appearing on the Last Leg TV show. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 12 September 2022)
  • 7 October 2022, received £250 from Emma Bridgewater Festival in a Factory, Lichfield Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 3EJ, for participating in a talk. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 2 November 2022)
  • 6 October 2022, received £1,000 from University of Bristol, Beacon House, Queens Road, Bristol BS8 1QU, for delivering a lecture. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 4 November 2022)
  • 31 October 2022, received £1,000 from Bewdley Festival Limited, St George's Hall, Load Street, Bewdley DY12 2EQ, for speaking at a local book festival. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 8 November 2022)
  • 2 November 2022, received £400 from the New Statesman, Standard House, 12-13 Essex Street, London WC2R 3AA, for writing a diary column. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 8 November 2022)
  • Payment of £1,000 expected from Letters Live Limited, 4 Uxbridge Street, London W8 7SY, for performing at a charity event on 27 October 2022. Hours: 2 hrs. This fee will be paid direct to charity. (Registered 9 November 2022)

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)

  • Name of donor: Baroness Denise Kingsmill
    Address of donor: private
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 to fund campaigning activity around International Women’s Day, including an event with the families of women killed by male violence, bringing bereaved families to Westminster and ongoing work with them around policy change to end violence against women and girls.
    Date received: 2 March 2022
    Date accepted: 2 March 2022
    Donor status: individual
    (Registered 11 March 2022)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

  • Name of donor: Google
    Address of donor: 1-13 St Giles High Street, London WC2H 8AG
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: One night's accommodation for attending and speaking at a Google event, value £400
    Date received: 6 October 2021
    Date accepted: 6 October 2021
    Donor status: company, registration 03977902
    (Registered 10 December 2021)
    This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 23 May 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
  • Name of donor: GQ (Conde Nast)
    Address of donor: Vogue House, Hanover Square, London W1S 1JU
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: One night's accommodation and car transport to and from the venue for attending and speaking at a GQ event, value £750
    Date received: 5 November 2021
    Date accepted: 5 November 2021
    Donor status: company, registration 226900
    (Registered 10 December 2021)
    This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 23 May 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
  • Name of donor: Channel 4 Television Corporation
    Address of donor: 124 Horseferry Road, London SW1P 2TX
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Guest at the BAFTA TV Awards, including hospitality, value £772
    Date received: 8 May 2022
    Date accepted: 8 May 2022
    Donor status: company, registration 04106849
    (Registered 13 May 2022)
  • Name of donor: Glastonbury Festivals Ltd
    Address of donor: Worthy Farm, Pilton, Shepton Mallet BA4 4BY
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Associated with undertaking a book talk, four tickets for me and my family to attend Glastonbury Festival 2022, total value £1,120
    Date received: 24-26 June 2022
    Date accepted: 24 June 2022
    Donor status: company, registration 02737866
    (Registered 27 June 2022)
  • Name of donor: Seabright Productions Ltd
    Address of donor: 7-10 Adam Street, London WC2N 6AA
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: One night's stay at a hotel in Edinburgh, value £475.20 and mileage expenses for travel to Edinburgh and back to Birmingham, value £236, total value £711.20
    Date received: 13 August 2022
    Date accepted: 13 August 2022
    Donor status: company, registration 07008487
    (Registered 2 September 2022)

8. Miscellaneous

  • From 16 March 2022, a trustee of the Stacy Wanjiku Welfare Trust. Having raised money for the education and welfare of Stacey Wanjiru I am a trustee of the fund. Stacey is the daughter of Agnes Wanjiru a Kenyan woman murdered in 2012 in a case linked to British Armed Forces. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 24 March 2022)