Phillip was born in Buckinghamshire in 1970. He was educated at Sir William Borlase's Grammar School in Marlow, King’s College London, Keble College, Oxford and then studied medicine at Imperial College in London. He has worked at several different hospitals across the Thames Valley and is a practicing GP.
Phillip was first elected in 2010, having been selected through an open ‘primary’ and then winning over 50% of votes in the constituency. He sits on the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee and is the Vice-Chair of both the Conservative Middle East Council and the Parliamentary Space Committee.
Local and National Campaigns
As a member of the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee, Phillip is an active voice on energy issues. His main area of interest is securing a cohesive energy strategy in the interests of national security.
Phillip is a prominent voice on the need to reconfigure national healthcare services. He was instrumental in the establishment of a new urgent care centre in his constituency and he remains at the forefront of the political discussion on national acute service reconfiguration.
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.
Phillip has travelled widely and his interests include skiing (water and snow), football and rugby union.