Kris Hopkins

MP, Keighley

Keighley Conservative

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How Kris Hopkins voted
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  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
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Kris Hopkins occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: EU Grants and Loans 26 Mar 2015

    Holding answer received on 26 February 2015 The full 2.7 billion European Regional Development Fund allocation for 2007-13 has been committed, and is on track and on course for where we would expect to be at this stage in the programme. The programme is worth a total of 2,749,090,730 excluding match funding. Since 1 May 2010, the current programme has contracted...
  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Public Bodies 26 Mar 2015

    This Government has taken action to tackle the taxpayer-funded subsidies that previously were handed to the trade unions. Such payments were poor value for money and represented an unhealthy relationship between the state and voluntary sector. Trade union activities and campaigning in the public sector should be funded by members' subscriptions, not bankrolled by the taxpayer. Greater...
  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Fraud 26 Mar 2015

    My Department has recently delivered a new anti-fraud action plan, drafted a corporate anti-fraud strategy and updated anti-fraud guidance for staff. The attached table gives a list of identified incidents from 2009-10. Table (Word Document, 22.75 KB)

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Conservative MP for Keighley

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Home Department
  • Justice
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Armed Forces: Housing
  • Courts: Fines
  • Planning
  • Armed Forces: Pay
  • Falkland Islands

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (since 7 Oct 2013)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (28 Nov 2011 to 5 Nov 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 19 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 82.57% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 102 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Mar 2015.

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: United and Cecil Club
(a) Address of donor: 18 Thorney Lane North, Iver SL0 9JY
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: members’ association
(a) (Registered 13 October 2014)
(a) Name of donor: United and Cecil Club
(a) Address of donor: 18 Thorney Lane North, Iver SL0 9JY
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: members’ association
(a) (Registered 5 January 2015)

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