Pat Glass campaigned to remain in the European Union
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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.
Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
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Pat Glass has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Parliamentary Constituencies (Amendment) Bill - 2nd reading – Pat Glass.
I will keep my remarks to a minimum, because I did not intend to speak in the debate. It was only when I looked at the list of people potentially impacted by these decisions that I felt I had to come along and speak. I came into this place, like many others on both sides of the House, to protect the most vulnerable in our society. It is a key role of Government to ensure that, as we move...
We are here to state the merits of a petition that I understand was started by Jayne Adye, who is the director of the Get Britain Out campaign. She is therefore not a disinterested person who is independent of the issue or whose only concern, as the petition claims, is about the spending of public money. We need to be honest about what this debate is about. It is yet another example of 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
- 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 24 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Pat Glass’s speeches
- Has received answers to 2 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 67.66% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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") 139 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.
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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