How Kelvin Hopkins voted since 2001
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Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
Voted moderately against university tuition fees Source
Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
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Kelvin Hopkins sometimes rebelled against their party in this parliament
What assessment he has made of the effect on the balance of trade of depreciation of the euro.
The UK has a trade deficit of about £1 billion a week with the rest of the EU, equivalent to 1 million jobs lost, and the significant depreciation of the euro rate against sterling, while bringing a short-term benefit to the trade balance because of the J-curve effect, will cause serious longer-term damage to the economy. What discussions has the Secretary of State had with the...
To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Health on the effects on people's health of the cuts to alcohol duty in the Budget 2015.
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Former Labour MP for Luton North
Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Education and Skills
- Home Department
- Railways: Freight
- Railways: Franchises
- Directly Operated Railways
- Electronic Tagging
Currently held offices
- Member, Public Administration Committee (since 17 Jan 2011)
- Member, European Scrutiny Committee (since 25 Apr 2007)
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, Crossrail Bill Committee (5 Dec 2005 to 13 Nov 2007)
- Member, Public Administration Committee (16 Oct 2002 to 6 May 2010)
Previous MPs in this constituency
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- Has spoken in 67 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 69 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 73.61% 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.
- 92 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 681 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 9 Mar 2015.
(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) (Registered 9 April 2014)
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