Kelvin Hopkins

MP, Luton North

Luton North Labour

Kelvin Hopkins’s voting in Parliament

Kelvin Hopkins is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Kelvin Hopkins sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Kelvin Hopkins consistently voted against introducing foundation hospitals, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Kelvin Hopkins almost always voted against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests, while most Labour MPs almost always voted for. Show votes
  • Kelvin Hopkins almost always voted against requiring the mass retention of information about communications, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Kelvin Hopkins almost always voted against the Iraq war, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Kelvin Hopkins almost always voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Kelvin Hopkins generally voted for an investigation into the Iraq war, while most Labour MPs almost always voted against. Show votes
  • Kelvin Hopkins generally voted against Labour's anti-terrorism laws, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Kelvin Hopkins generally voted against more EU integration, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 28 Apr 2016

    The Leader of the House will know that Calvin Thomas is retiring today after 26 years’ great service to the House, including 16 years as a Doorkeeper, working in the Special Gallery since 2009. I know Calvin well, in part because we have sometimes been confused due our similar, if different, names. Calvin has been consistently friendly, helpful and charming in carrying out his duties as...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Regional Airports 28 Apr 2016

    The Minister will know that London Luton airport is undergoing a substantial and welcome expansion, but there is also enormous spare capacity at Birmingham airport. Birmingham could make a significant contribution to the air travel needs of London and the south-east with a simple and inexpensive upgrade in electrification of the railway line through Leamington Spa and Banbury, linking...
  • European Convention on Human Rights: Uk Membership 26 Apr 2016

    There is clearly some confusion and discomfort among those on the Government Benches about human rights, but there should be no confusion about the issue in the minds of voters on 23 June. The European convention on human rights is a creature of the Council of Europe and something that I absolutely support. The European Union charter of fundamental rights is quite a different matter: it was...

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Labour MP for Luton North

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

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Topics of interest

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

Currently held offices

  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (since 15 Jul 2015)
  • Member, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (since 6 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Deregulation Bill (Joint Committee) (10 Jul 2013 to 11 Dec 2013)
  • Member, Public Administration Committee (17 Jan 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Transport Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 21 Mar 2011)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (25 Apr 2007 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (5 Dec 2005 to 13 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Public Administration Committee (16 Oct 2002 to 6 May 2010)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Apr 2016.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Vote Leave campaign
Address of donor: Westminster Tower, 3 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7SP

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): travel valued at approx. £275; hotel accommodation valued at £144 and food at approximately £30; approx. £449 in total.

Destination of visit: Brussels

Date of visit: 15-16 October 2015

Purpose of visit: to participate in the Vote Leave campaign

(Registered 06 November 2015)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Patricia Hopkins, as part-time Constituency Secretary.

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