How Kris Hopkins voted
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Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
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Kris Hopkins hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
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Conservative MP for Keighley
Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Communities and Local Government
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Armed Forces: Housing
- Courts: Fines
- Armed Forces: Pay
- Falkland Islands
Currently held offices
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government
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 16 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 83.09% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 3 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below 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") 69 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 10 Nov 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 13 October 2014)
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