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Labour MP for Houghton & Sunderland South

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Joined Twitter 1/21/09


In the middle of this photo is my grandmother Eva. In front of her are her parents, Clementine and Mathias. Eva le… https://t.co/iUgLcLSBt5
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1/27
2020
Together, we can win. https://t.co/fQ5MnwqOwb
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1/26
2020
Knocking on doors with @CoptHillLabour who work hard throughout the year. I spoke to many people who’d wanted to vo… https://t.co/IXDiUYilcq
1/25
2020
@drewhendrySNP Among our most read: @bphillipsonmp calls for Labour to drop 'nostalgia' https://t.co/2n9BWHNmlz
Retweeted by Bridget PhillipsonThank you @bphillipsonMP for a great visit to @TheAbbeyfield's Hope Bank View in Sunderland today. A real opportuni… https://t.co/UmpSdvujll
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1/24
2020
If you're in the north east of England at the end of next month, would be brill to see you in the #bbcaq @bbcradio4https://t.co/bQ5WZi0vrX
Retweeted by Bridget Phillipson @SimonClarkeMP I’m sorry to hear this. Best wishes to you and your staff team.
1/23
2020
Women work in the least productive sectors, and so get less of a chance of doing the best paid jobs. Any plan to ta… https://t.co/7f3haJRQkF
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1/22
2020
We owe the British people an apology. Our failure means that more children in my community will grow up in poverty.… https://t.co/7VtIaOTRqS
1/21
2020
Fascinating Q&A with @bphillipsonMP at the @MileEndInst. Advises Labour not to over-emphasise "the politics of plac… https://t.co/JqmFcdS3Ed
Retweeted by Bridget PhillipsonIn the Sunderland area & want to get into or return to running but don't know how to start? Then today is your luck… https://t.co/NevM5i026y
Retweeted by Bridget Phillipson @bphillipsonMP @MileEndInst As a history graduate, @bphillipsonMP points out: "if you're going to tell voters they… https://t.co/SQaFq2OKIp
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1/20
2020
It doesn’t matter so much where power is exercised, as how it is exercised. We should beware of tokenism. I’d rathe… https://t.co/WmmnxberLz
1/19
2020
It’s back to ‘f**k business’ from the govt. The near-total lack of interest the Tories have in what their policies… https://t.co/y7tK88mEfH
1/18
2020
@Scorhill not this time, although once many years ago... Enjoy!
1/17
2020
I’m standing to be Deputy Leader of the Labour Party to change our party so that we can transform people’s lives.… https://t.co/N1ojKNGkCY
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1/16
2020
Our first @MileEndInst event of 2020 asks "Where next for Labour?" Speakers include @bphillipsonMP, @stellacreasy,… https://t.co/PuRLJB7ePl
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1/15
2020
@bainsy84 I respond to all correspondence - please re-send if you are awaiting a further response as we cannot loca… https://t.co/XwDzG6ZJgaOn Friday, crews were dealing with 5 wheelie bins on fire near Eskdale Street, Hetton-le-Hole when missiles were th… https://t.co/GSH6Qpt6KK
Retweeted by Bridget PhillipsonGood piece in the latest issue of @CPAGUK’s Poverty journal, highlighting current & future impact of the… https://t.co/XQxF0iIwaC
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1/13
2020
He doesn’t have to be an anything “ite”. @IanMurrayMP is his own man, has a huge amount to offer the country and… https://t.co/6GH2LEsnpg
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1/12
2020
"We can’t just have one more heave. That would potentially destroy the Labour party altogether" Interview with… https://t.co/jijneMPzym
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1/10
2020
In my latest @SunderlandEcho column I set out why I’m backing @Keir_Starmer to be next Labour leader. I believe he… https://t.co/fcFFnKdvUB
1/9
2020
Coming up at 1215 on BBC2 #politicslive with ⁦@adamfleming⁩ and guests ⁦@DehennaDavison⁩ ⁦@bphillipsonMP⁩ Professor… https://t.co/eYb2qGGwTe
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1/7
2020
“Senior minister” confirming Tories will inflict irreparable damage on one of UK’s most successful industries destr… https://t.co/2Zcf0Bg9Rm
1/6
2020
@northumbriana @thehistoryguy really enjoyed listening to this & looking forward to what comes next
1/5
2020
@RTHondavehanson Happy New Year, David. You are a big loss to us to Parliament
1/1
2019
Finishing 2019 with an article that meant the world to be able to write. A thank you to 'my' Hetton le Hole librari… https://t.co/SmpPWUb5ER
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12/29
2019
Very pleased with today’s verdict, and to be able to say that I have won my libel action against Unite the Union an… https://t.co/yaL4Yt4DnN
Retweeted by Bridget Phillipson @BexAndCo @adanson1763 I’m from the north and I don’t drink tea @NChemGav that’s the onePlenty of people outside London go to “coffee bars”. Here’s a popular one in Houghton. Enough of the stereotypes… https://t.co/J1t0oYrBFn
12/19
2019
Thanks to everyone who has said kind things about my piece in Times Red Box, and to @youngvulgarian for pointing ou… https://t.co/YXHqXSJyp5I'm looking for a Parliamentary Assistant to join my busy Westminster office. If you'd like to be part of a brillia… https://t.co/NJoWfzWg5G
12/18
2019
Very sad to hear that the brilliant Ron Hogg has passed away. Ron was a great guy who served his community with pas… https://t.co/stx7HFoKKy
Retweeted by Bridget Phillipson @dougpendse thanks very much - hope you do too. It’d be lovely to see you all in new year“We should be learning from the winners, not repeating our own mistakes on the grounds that we didn’t make them tho… https://t.co/7KchIJtDgk
12/17
2019
Still coming to terms with what the result means for everyone who so desperately needs a Labour govt. We failed the… https://t.co/gGH5OhBBKn
12/15
2019
@bphillipsonMP : "The Labour party was founded to advance the interests of working people and we are failing in tha… https://t.co/tSu0rbsL9h
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12/14
2019
This is a failure on an epic scale, and a betrayal of those communities that need Labour most. Some thoughts from… https://t.co/iSZ4Sxiuuz
Retweeted by Bridget PhillipsonA privilege to be re-elected to serve my community in Parliament on what looks to be truly terrible night for Labou… https://t.co/Px6cZC8B6c
12/13
2019
This morning, I voted at my local polling station for #Labour @bphillipsonMP you still have time! Polls close at 10pm ❌
Retweeted by Bridget PhillipsonVote Labour Today! Polls open until 10pm tonight and you can find your polling station here https://t.co/BGY2Y8SM2Fhttps://t.co/9NTAkEcvjA
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12/12
2019
@ragenstubbs19 congratulations! And apologies for the mix up.
12/11
2019
In recent weeks we’ve spoken to thousands of voters right across our community. Thanks to Jim Murphy for joining us… https://t.co/ZlTBKonHp4
12/10
2019
Tried to show @BorisJohnson the picture of Jack Williment-Barr. The 4-year-old with suspected pneumonia forced to l… https://t.co/S8Pv3mTN9Z
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12/9
2019
I really admire the way ⁦@bphillipsonMP⁩ has become a forceful, independent, passionate voice for her community, li… https://t.co/B8ZGRT0Hn8
Retweeted by Bridget Phillipson @mariemarie0 congratulations! Delighted for you“It is not too late. We have an interview prepared. Oven-ready, as Mr Johnson likes to say” Andrew Neil issues a c… https://t.co/oQqHTtzLLy
Retweeted by Bridget PhillipsonYesterday on the campaign trail we came across this lost dog. Thanks to Westway Vets in Houghton we located the own… https://t.co/ViaHEbyyuB
12/6
2019
Great to be joined by @KiMcGuinness to discuss the impact of Tory policing cuts on our community, and why I'll keep… https://t.co/rKb5eEL1wL
12/4
2019
The last few weeks has seen me and my fantastic team of volunteers speak with thousands of voters right across Houg… https://t.co/B4WXxoE2dU
12/2
2019
I’m normally a strong defender of the BBC, but in allowing only Boris Johnson to wriggle out of being interviewed b… https://t.co/bHeJHjGbP2
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11/30
2019
Deeply concerned that Npower's customer service centre at Rainton Bridge is under threat of closure, risking thousa… https://t.co/AGUWwDoOhj
11/29
2019
I remember this kind of prejudice all too well: the way in which our family was judged. It made me angry then and s… https://t.co/hWp0wsjIUp
11/28
2019
@Paulmarriner we knocked too - sorry to miss you. But thanks very much for your support.
11/24
2019
Postal votes are dropping across Sunderland and I’ve just sent mine back. If you're also a postal voter, make sure… https://t.co/LYgC1Wl61d @JC4CoptHill @CllrKevJohnston thanks all!
11/23
2019
This is a really important issue, that’s not talked about enough. Well done @AyshahTull for highlighting , and to t… https://t.co/OEykDlxK1o
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11/21
2019
We’ve hit one third of our target in less than 24hours 😍 thanks to so many kind small donations!! Please please co… https://t.co/iu3mIB9vVV
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11/18
2019
Two umbrellas & two rosettes down (weather) and short of a glove (dog) but always love being out on the doors with… https://t.co/uRIjNLczTnGood lord. These are British children who were trafficked. This is monstrous. https://t.co/AsQF8Pkt3X
Retweeted by Bridget PhillipsonGreat to be out with @bphillipsonMP in Sunderland this morning! #VoteLabour @ChrLeft https://t.co/dFMVguYSbc
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11/16
2019
Today there are over 1,000 fewer police officers on streets in the north east than there were in 2010. The thin b… https://t.co/wSkFOED38e
11/15
2019
Solidarity & love to @JulieElliottMP and staff team, who shouldn’t have to face this https://t.co/Bqyb8W4rrk
11/11
2019
To the people on social media saying that I shouldn’t be re-standing for Parliament because I am pregnant or critic… https://t.co/d3sEyKt3Xg
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11/8
2019
GDP growth ranking, 2017-2019 🇮🇪1 🇭🇺2 🇵🇱3 🇮🇸4 🇪🇪5 🇱🇹6 🇱🇺7 🇱🇻8 🇸🇰9 🇨🇱10 🇮🇱11 🇸🇮12 🇳🇿13 🇺🇸14 🇨🇿15 🇰🇷16 🇵🇹17 🇦🇺18 🇳🇱1… https://t.co/nd6hepL6X8
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11/7
2019
Fighting for jobs & livelihoods in my community for the third time in five years doesn’t come cheap. Can you help m… https://t.co/LKk2FnRBVK
11/5
2019
“I am really proud to have nominations from across the House for my bid to be the next Speaker, including MPs from… https://t.co/K7GAxeGtRx
Retweeted by Bridget PhillipsonExcellent morning out speaking to residents up the Downs with @bphillipsonMP and our amazing activists - telling pe… https://t.co/z3JLDAapLB
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11/3
2019
This happened to my mum where she and other East Asian nurses were told by a patient he wanted an ‘English nurse.’… https://t.co/PUkKUWCZHW
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11/2
2019
@SusanDungworth congratulations, Susan! Delighted for you & know you will fight for your community
10/28
2019
Brexit will put jobs at risk across the country and the Chancellor won’t even tell us the impact of his plans. Now… https://t.co/LNaV3yccLU @bainsy84 if you’re a constituent, please drop me an email. Always happy to discuss further.There’s a market in offering toughness on immigration and nostalgia for an imagined past - but it’s not one that le… https://t.co/tQkwS7syEW
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10/24
2019
Typically good from @bphillipsonMP on the trouble with 'legitimate concerns' and nostalgia for a largely imagined p… https://t.co/LX59zDDyqg
Retweeted by Bridget Phillipson @NewStatesman Credit to @CCriadoPerez, @TheIFS and Richard Jobson, whose important work I drew on for this articleThe politics of nostalgia is not the politics of socialism: we have to keep to the hope that tomorrow can and will… https://t.co/sDnhjLwiGY
10/23
2019
Disgraceful. A cross-Whitehall team spent months developing a trade model *precisely* in order to model the impac… https://t.co/6Zk7aSgSsj
Retweeted by Bridget PhillipsonAnd that’s why it’s precisely *because* I am a socialist and an internationalist that I want us to stay in the Euro… https://t.co/GaAmbqRw5mOutside Europe, our unions, our labour rights, our jobs, and our environmental standards would be picked off one af… https://t.co/CqgNIVUmfvActing together in Europe, social democrats have built the power to take on multinationals and achieve higher stand… https://t.co/pDuokobtyABut today there is something to stop a right-wing government in the UK completely deregulating our labour market an… https://t.co/TV8fkIUC6hWhat keeps them in place is organisation by unions and parties across Europe, and laws and standards set and enforc… https://t.co/18SneENEeySo while it’s true that trade unions and the labour movement here in Britain gave us so many of the rights we enjoy… https://t.co/mYEYl4mBKyBut times have changed. More and more jobs have been moved by big companies to lower waged economies overseas. Chin… https://t.co/DtgDMRz1AeI agree that’s where lots of them *came from*, historically. In a past world where Britain was one of the foremost… https://t.co/X81MA51lQyOn the argument that most of our rights at work come from the struggle of unions & Labour here in Britain, not from… https://t.co/3PheNxMCiH
10/21
2019
MPs face some exceptionally difficult decisions today. There are no easy options: they're weighing up different typ… https://t.co/HC75Y5cKwP
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10/20
2019
Spot on, as ever, from @patmcfaddenmp https://t.co/3T1zVTGG44This is the absolute heart of the problem. https://t.co/k1JEgVE7Xr
Retweeted by Bridget PhillipsonSuch a powerful video setting out what’s at stake. Life is already tough enough in NE with children denied the oppo… https://t.co/PB6qJcnTonIt seems govt will today announce these proposals, claiming they'll protect workers’ rights. We’ve looked at them a… https://t.co/cki1M6xvQD
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10/19
2019
Mother-of-four @PaulineHardman2 from County Durham is coming to London for the first time to march for the… https://t.co/wHIuiSrPWg
Retweeted by Bridget PhillipsonPhilip Hammond was Chancellor until a few months ago. He was at the heart of Mays govt. His assessment of Johnson’s… https://t.co/OxdHgg6FUh
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10/18
2019
Excuse the long thread, but I have looked carefully at the #BrexitDeal negotiated by Boris Johnson. Here is my analysis: 1/
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10/17
2019
Secretary of State confirms to Brexit Select Committee that previous commitments to level playing field provisions… https://t.co/Jrnesvrs6S
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10/16
2019
Previous deals negotiated by Boris Johnson include: - £50 million for a non-existent bridge. - £300 million for a… https://t.co/ScjqI4toAS
Retweeted by Bridget PhillipsonThank you to Houghton & Sunderland South Labour branches and affiliates for their unanimous support. It is a huge p… https://t.co/XPwZ3XvdhU
10/15
2019
Amira, Hamza and Hiba. They need to come home. https://t.co/ZXK5fMvTo1
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10/14
2019

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