Kelvin Hopkins

MP, Luton North

Luton North Labour

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How Kelvin Hopkins voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
  • Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails

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Kelvin Hopkins quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Energy: Consumption 1 Sep 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change with reference to the energy savings opportunity scheme proposed in his consultation document of July 2013, what estimate he made at the time of publication of that document of the maximum potential value of savings to the UK economy arising from that scheme by 2020; and what his current estimate is of such savings.
  • Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Staff 1 Sep 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how many officials in his Department are employed full-time in connection with implementing the Eco Design of Energy Related Products Directive, 2009/125/EC.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Sixth-form Colleges (Funding) 21 Jul 2014

    Notwithstanding the undoubted unfairness of their funding arrangements, sixth-form colleges are the most successful institutions in our education system, with regard to both the quality of education provided and value for money. When will the Government take steps to increase the number of sixth-form colleges across the country, and would the Minister care to visit the superb Luton sixth-form...

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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
  • Departments: Contracts

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 54 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 54 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 74.75% 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") 655 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 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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