Jess Phillips

Jess Phillips, Member of the House of Commons

Jess Phillips is a Labour Party politician who became the MP for the constituency of Birmingham Yardley at the 2015 general election. She has served as a Member of the Women and Equalities Committee, Backbench Business Committee, and as Commons Reference on Representation and Inclusion. Hon. Phillips has committed her life to improving the lives of others, especially the most vulnerable. Since becoming an MP, Jess has continued her fight to support those who need it the most and has earned a reputation for plain speaking since being elected, unfazed by threats and calling out sexist attitudes as she promotes women’s rights. Besides acting as a Member of Parliament, Hon. Phillips serves as Shadow Minister for Domestic Violence & Safeguarding Homelessness, Domestic & Sexual Violence. She has written two bestselling books ‘Everywoman One Woman’s Truth About Speaking The Truth’ and ‘Truth to Power: 7 Ways to Call Time on BS’. Both books reflect her commitment to speaking up and having the courage to have your voice heard and make a difference.