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.
Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
8 votes for, 6 votes against, 33 absences, between 2010–2017
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 against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2011
Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 6 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2016
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
1 vote for, 40 votes against, 13 absences, between 2014–2016
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
12 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2011–2016
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Pat Glass has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2017
You will recall, Mr Speaker, that six weeks ago I asked a question at Transport questions about the experience of disabled passengers. I have subsequently been contacted by lots of people who have told me their stories—awful stories that shame us all. I want to ask the Minister about the Disability Discrimination Act 2005, of which this House can be rightly proud. Does the Act apply to...
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate his Department has made of the number of additional road vehicle movements per year resulting from the decision to reduce the budget for rail freight mode shift revenue support grants.
It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Walker. This has been a very full debate, with many important contributions. I pay particular tribute to the right hon. Member for Orkney and Shetland (Mr Carmichael) for securing the debate. I was going to say that Opposition Members welcome it, but judging by the tone of the debate as a whole, I think it is welcomed right across the...
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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 15 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 61.59% 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") 147 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 20 Feb 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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