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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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1080 news items

The Northern Echo

The Northern Echo
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:35:02 -0700

CONCERNS over the loss of a town's post office have been eased by the local MP. Pat Glass, MP for North West Durham, met with the Post Office's senior manager for the North East on Friday (October 17). The meeting follows an announcement last month ...

The Journal

The Journal
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 22:26:08 -0700

Durham MP Pat Glass, who is a key member of the education select committee, says teachers and school leaders in the region do exactly what is expected of them. But upon leaving school, college or university, the shortage of jobs in the North East is ...
The Northern Echo
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:39:35 -0700

Careers advice for students from MP. CAREER ADVICE: Pat Glass MP talks to students Samantha Johnson, Reece Taylor and Rebecca Davidson during her visit to Derwentside College in Consett. CAREER ADVICE: Pat Glass MP talks to students during her ...
Academies Week
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:14:16 -0700

During the meeting, Mr Stuart told witnesses: “I should probably point out as we are being broadcast, and my colleague [Pat Glass] has just arrived from sitting on one bill committee, that colleagues are sitting on various bill committees right across ...

The Northern Echo

The Northern Echo
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:23:42 -0700

Pat Glass, MP for North-West Durham, said question marks surrounding the long-term financial status of UK Coal: “completely undermines any certainty that they could meet their obligations to restore the site after the coaling phase has been completed.”.

The Bradenton Times

The Bradenton Times
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 21:27:23 -0700

Pat Glass got kicked off the REC years ago because she nominated Gwen Brown to be chair of the board of county commissioners. So it has happened … but you know what, times have changed and I think when it comes to that sort of stuff we are a little ...

The Guardian

The Guardian
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:47:24 -0700

Labour MP Pat Glass, whose North West Durham constituency embraces Consett and its population of 32,000, also wants to accentuate the positives in the town, despite four years of cuts. A new out-of-town shopping centre, with a massive Tesco and B&Q, ...

ITV News

ITV News
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:33:45 -0700

A secure centre for young people is set to close with the loss of 150 jobs in a “bitter blow” for Consett. Hassockfield Secure Training Centre (STC) will shut in April 2015 after an announcement from the Youth Justice Board (YJB), announcing plans to ...

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