A selection of Pat Glass's votes
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Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
2 votes for, 2 votes against, 6 absences, between 2011–2016
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 increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
3 votes for, 18 votes against, 4 absences, between 2010–2015
Voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2016
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
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
1 vote for, 40 votes against, 13 absences, between 2014–2016
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For what reasons the Government have not responded to the findings of the European Parliament’s Committee on Petitions in December 2014 relating to the treatment of Cammell Laird strikers in 1984.
This is the last time that I will speak in this House. Therefore, I was keen that it should be a really important question. This was something I championed when I was the shadow Europe Minister, and I was delighted when the European Union joined the GMB and the Cammell Laird workers in demanding the release of Government evidence and papers. This is about papers that the Government hold. I...
National road safety targets were introduced by the Thatcher Government in 1980 at a time when deaths and serious injuries on our roads were at horrendous levels. The numbers fell consistently until 2011, when the coalition Government abolished targets almost at the same time as they abolished the grant for speed cameras. Surprisingly, the numbers have started to increase. I accept that we...
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Former Labour MP for North West Durham
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for 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
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Transport) (9 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- 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
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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 13 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 61.88% 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.
- 35 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 152 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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