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All You Need To Know About Member of Parliament Jess Phillips: Husband, Parents, & Net Worth

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Jess Phillips is a Labour Party politician representing Birmingham Yardley in the British Parliament of the United Kingdom.

She has faced lots of ups and downs in her political career. However, she also received abuse messages and death threatening messages on her social media account.

Who Is Jess Phillips? How Old Is She?

Jessica Phillips, basically known as Jess, is a British politician who has been a member of the Parliament (MP) for Birmingham Yardley since 2015. She has a dream to become a Prime Minister, and at the age of 14, Jess received her Labour Party membership card.

After two years, when Jess Phillips turned 16-year-old, she started participating in the election campaign and attended different rallies with her parents.

The British politician Jess Phillips was born on 9 October 1981 in Birmingham, England. Her real name is Jessica Rose Trainor, and her age is 39 having a zodiac sign of Libra.

Jess Phillips stands at the height of 6 feet 1 inches or 1.85 m tall.

Who Are Jess Phillips Parents?

Jess Phillips was born to her parents, Stewart Trainor (father), who served as an English teacher. Her mother’s name is Jean Trainor née Mackay, a deputy chief executive of the NHS Confederation and a South Birmingham Mental Health chair personal.

Jessica’s grandfather was a professional cartoonist for Labour politician Tony Benn. She is the youngest member of her family, and she grew up with her three elder brothers.

Jess Phillips belongs to political background.

Is Jess Phillips Active On Social Media?

Yes, Jess Phillips is active on social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter.

She has more than 45.3k followers on her Instagram account under username @jessphillipsmp and has more than 446.8k followers on her official Twitter handle page.

How Much Is The Net Worth Of Jess Phillips? Career Insights

Jess Phillips’ net worth is yet to be revealed to the public. However, she has earned a decent sum of money from her professional career being a British politician.

The basic annual salary of the Parliament (MP) is £81,932. Additionally, they also received some expenses for a living, house rents, traveling, etc.

Started Career As Politician

Since her early days, Jess Phillips was actively involved in political activities and became a member of the Labour Party, but due to the protest at the Iraq War, she left the party in 2005.

After leaving the party, Jess Phillips started her professional career working on her parents company named Health Links, which focused on the health, social and environmental sectors.

She became Health Links project and event manager in 2008 but left in 2010.

Later, she joined the Women’s Aid Federation of England in 2010, which helps manage domestic abuse, offering support to victims of domestic and sexual violence, child sexual exploitation, and human trafficking. However, Jess rejoined the Labor Party in the same year of 2010.

At the age of 14, Jess was arrested for attending a protest against the Criminal Justice Bill.

The 39-years-old British politician Jess Phillips entered local politics in 2012 and was elected Labour councilor for Birmingham’s Longbridge Ward. She has also won the provincial election against her opponent, Ken Wood of the Conservative Party, gaining 46.9 % votes.

Additionally, In June 2012, she was appointed as the Victims Champion at Birmingham City Council June 2012 and served on the West Midlands Police and Crime Panel.

Jess Phillips has been selected from an all-women shortlist to contest from Birmingham Yardley. In the election held on 7 May 2015, she won more than 40% of the votes, beating John Hemming of the Liberal Democrats by more than 6,500 votes.

 In September 2015, she was appointed as the Parliamentary Private Secretary(PPS) Lucy Powell.

During her career, Jess was abuse by anonymous people on social media. She also received rape threats and thousand of death threatening messages.

She also got an opportunity to be Shadow Minister for Domestic Violence and Safeguarding in 2020.

Additionally, Jessica Phillips published her first book in 2017 named Everywoman, One Woman’s Truth About Speaking the Truth, and her second book named Truth to Power: 7 Ways to Call Time on B.S.  in 2019.

Who Is Jess Phillips’ Husband?

Yes, Jess Phillips is a married woman. She married her childhood friend named Tom Phillips. Her husband, Tom, is currently serving his duty as her office manager, funded by taxpayers.

Jess Phillips pays her husband to be her Constituency Support Manager from her Parliamentary allowance.

According to her Instagram account, she uploaded a picture with her husband on 18 October 2020, saying the couple celebrated their 14th wedding anniversary. Meanwhile, it’s been confirmed that they tied their wedding knot in 2006 as she also says:

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“I bought him a Breville machine for our wedding anniversary and he was pretty chuffed. I always joke and say that my husband married well but really I did.”

Some of her followers asked about her special moment on 20 May 2020, and she replied him saying:

“My husband asked me to marry him as we sat in a queue coming out of the NEC, he turned to me and said “I suppose we should get married.” I said, as my son screamed in the back, “I suppose we should.”

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The couple enjoyed their quality time together and often showcasing her romantic pictures together. Jess Phillips and Tom Phillips are the parents of two children, namely Harry Phillips and Danny Phillips.

She has received weight loss tips from her grandson saying to have Muller yogurt for lunch and chicken or fish and vegetables for dinner.