Phillip Lee was appointed Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Ministry of Justice in July 2016. He was elected the Member of Parliament for Bracknell in May 2010 and re-elected in May 2015.
Phillip was educated at his local state grammar school, Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School. He then went on to study Human Biology and Biological Anthropology at King’s College London and Keble College, Oxford, where his research interests included the psychodynamics of anti-Semitism, the psychology of the child sex offender, the influence of the pre-natal environment on adult disease and infertility clinic outcomes. He went on to study medicine at Imperial College London and qualified as a doctor in 1999.
Phillip served as Vice Chair of the Parliamentary Space Committee for six years and was a member of the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee for the duration of the previous Parliament. He has also served on the Medical Panel of the Parliamentary Estate and the Parliamentary Office of Science & Technology.
Phillip has led several successful campaigns for the people of the Bracknell constituency. These include improving broadband services and helping to bring about improved transport links such as more frequent rail services. Phillip is a keen supporter of local businesses, clubs and societies, and continues to actively support the regeneration of Bracknell town centre.
After medical school, Phillip worked as a junior hospital doctor at a number of hospitals, including Heatherwood & Wexham Park, Stoke Mandeville and St Mary’s, Paddington. He then worked as a General Practitioner for over a decade in Berkshire and Buckinghamshire, and continues to practice part time as a GP in the area.
Phillip has travelled widely and his interests include skiing (water and snow), football and rugby union.