Kelvin Hopkins

MP, Luton North

Luton North Labour

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How Kelvin Hopkins voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
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Kelvin Hopkins quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 29 Oct 2014

    The tax gap has been calculated at a massive 119.3 billion, even a quarter of which would transform public finances, yet the Government have chosen to cut Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs’ staffing by more than 11,000 since 2010 and have utterly failed to close that tax gap. Instead, they are squeezing the poor and cutting the real wages of millions of low-paid workers. Are...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: European Council 27 Oct 2014

    As has been long predicted, the eurozone is proving to be an economic disaster, dragging down both the European economy and the world economy. It now appears that 25 eurozone banks are on the brink of failure, and the long-term future of the euro is in serious doubt. Is the Prime Minister advising his colleagues—his fellow Prime Ministers in Europe—of the advantages of a national...

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Labour MP for Luton North

Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Transport
  • Justice
  • Education and Skills
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Railways: Franchises
  • Probation
  • Railways: Freight
  • Directly Operated Railways
  • Electronic Tagging

Currently held offices

  • Member, Public Administration Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Deregulation Bill (Joint Committee) (10 Jul 2013 to 11 Dec 2013)
  • Member, Transport Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 21 Mar 2011)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (26 Apr 2007 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (6 Dec 2005 to 15 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Public Administration Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Public Administration Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 52 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 68 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 74.71% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 12 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 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") 662 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Unite the Union
(a) Address of donor: 128 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TN
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
(a) Donor status: trade union
(a) (Registered 9 April 2014)

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