Pat Glass’s voting in Parliament
Pat Glass is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Pat Glass’s votes.
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, between 2010–2016
Generally voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, in 2013
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 4 absences, in 2016
Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
0 votes for, 14 votes against, 3 absences, between 2011–2014
Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
3 votes for, 18 votes against, 4 absences, between 2010–2015
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Pat Glass has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2017
I understand that, but where is the point at which the Minister says, “This far and no more. We cannot any longer carry on with a franchise that is failing again and again”?
I am somewhat concerned about the complacency of that statement. Industrial action is spreading—as we heard, it is now in Merseyrail and Northern—and if the Government do not take action, it will spread right across the country.
It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Sir Edward. I thank the Transport Committee for its excellent report. It sets out the details very clearly and is also readable, which is great. I am grateful that it focuses on passengers. We hear so much about train operating companies, Network Rail and the Department for Transport, but the report focuses on passengers and their...
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Labour MP for North West Durham
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Pat Glass campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Work and Pensions
- Innovation and Skills
- Social Services
- Special Educational Needs
- Fuel Poverty
- Academies: Special Educational Needs
- GCE AS-level
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Transport) (since 9 Oct 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Secretary of State for Education (27 Jun 2016 to 29 Jun 2016)
- Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (5 Jan 2016 to 27 Jun 2016)
- Shadow Minister (Education) (18 Sep 2015 to 5 Jan 2016)
- Member, Education Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Pat Glass’s speeches
- Has received answers to 4 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 62.20% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 150 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 20 Mar 2017.
2. (a) Support linked to an MP
but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: GMB Union
Address of donor: 1 Mosley St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1YE
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 to pay for election leaflets
Donor status: trade union
(Registered 15 April 2016
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my niece, Sarah Gannon, as an Apprentice.
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