Bridget Maeve Phillipson (born 19 December 1983) is a British Labour Party politician who was elected at the 2010 general election as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Houghton and Sunderland South.
She was educated at St Robert of Newminster Roman Catholic Secondary School in Washington, Tyne and Wear, and from there went on to study Modern History at Hertford College, Oxford. In 2003 she was elected Co-Chair of the Oxford University Labour Club. and in 2005 graduated with a BA (Hons) degree in Modern History.
She is an aide to Jim Murphy, the Shadow Secretary of State for International Development.
She is married to Lawrence and enjoys reading, music and dog-walking, as well as films.