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Patricia Glass
Member of Parliament
for North West Durham
Assumed office
6 May 2010
Preceded by Hilary Armstrong
Majority 7,612 (17.4%)
Personal details
Born (1957-02-14) 14 February 1957 (age 57)
Esh Winning, County Durham, England
Political party Labour
Religion Roman Catholicism[1]

Patricia Glass (born 14 February 1957) is a British Labour Party politician, who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for North West Durham since 2010.

She was born in Esh Winning, County Durham.


Glass became a Government Education Adviser specialising in Special Needs Education, and Assistant Director of Education in Sunderland and Greenwich.

She was elected as a councillor on Lanchester Parish Council in 2007. Subsequently she was selected as the Labour Party parliamentary candidate for North West Durham, with the retirement of Hilary Armstrong, and was elected at the 2010 general election. Glass's particular interest is education.[2]


  1. ^ http://www.catholicherald.co.uk/news/2013/03/27/catholic-mps-urge-pope-francis-to-allow-ordination-of-married-men/
  2. ^ http://www.parliament.uk/biographies/pat-glass/83728

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Hilary Armstrong
Member of Parliament for North West Durham

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BBC News

BBC News
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 04:00:00 -0800

A free school in Durham set to close after a damning report is "a haven for every crap teacher in the North East", an MP has told Parliament. North West Durham Labour MP Pat Glass told a debate she had repeatedly raised concerns about Durham Free ...

Sunderland Echo

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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:41:05 -0800

THE headteacher at The Durham Free School is demanding a public apology over an MP slating his staff. North West Durham Labour MP, Pat Glass, told Parliament the school, which is fighting closure, is “a haven for every crap teacher in the North East.”.

The Northern Echo

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Sun, 01 Feb 2015 06:26:15 -0800

Pat Glass, the North West Durham MP, launched a fierce attack on UK Coal for running a “bizarre Ponzi scheme” with repeated bids to mine an attractive valley. During a Commons debate, the Labour MP warned the company was making offers to later restore ...

The Guardian

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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 23:00:23 -0800

But Pat Glass, MP for Durham North West and a member of the Commons' education committee, said she had earlier made complaints directly to the DfE after she became concerned about the school. “I consistently raised concerns with [former education ...


Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:59:47 -0800

Abolishing tuition fees would increase the pool of North East applicants to universities, a panel of education leaders has said. Pat Glass, Labour MP for North West Durham, said fees of up to £9,000 a year are putting off many North youngsters from ...
The Daily Freeman
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:30:00 -0800

... Kyle Hines 664, Ron Jackson 249—663, Bubba Couillard 230—641, Justin Stracuzzi 639, Keith Merritt 247—636, Fred Hommel 243—632, Bruce Cuillard 237—627, Pat Glass 626, Dan Lowe 235—622, Ryan Smith 617, kerry Boughton 615, Jeffrey Werner ...


Tue, 27 Jan 2015 23:41:15 -0800

A Commons motion signed by Mr Anderson, Mr Mearns, Mr Morris and North West Durham Labour MP Pat Glass “welcomes the result of the general election in Greece” and argues that it is “now time to turn away from austerity and promote an economic ...

The Northern Echo

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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:16:51 -0800

Pat Glass, the North West Durham Labour MP, who helped carry out the inquiry, said the report was intended to prevent a repeat of events in Durham City. She said: “We are saying the DFE needs to look very carefully before it agrees to set up a free ...

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