Kris Hopkins

MP, Keighley

Keighley Conservative

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How Kris Hopkins voted
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  • Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
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Kris Hopkins occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House: Local Government Finance 18 Dec 2014

    I am really disappointed with the right hon. Gentleman’s tone. There was no sense of guilt or shame about the situation we were left in when we came to power. Let me mention two speeches that were made last week. In one, my right hon. Friend the Chancellor talked about the requirement and need for us to live within our means and to grow our economy in order to be able to support public...
  • Business of the House: Local Government Finance 18 Dec 2014

    I congratulate Rugby borough council on its excellent work. I have been there myself and seen the quality of the services it is delivering. It is also setting out wider plans to deliver more houses and promote business growth. It has also frozen its council tax, which means that residents will benefit from the fact that they have not had to pay that 1,075 over the past five years.
  • Business of the House: Local Government Finance 18 Dec 2014

    It is the lowest level of this Parliament. We can achieve that because we are in a far better economic situation than we were when we came to power. More money may have been taken from this particular area of public service, but the fact is it represents a quarter of all public service, which is significant. I do not relish the idea of taking money off councils, especially as people are...

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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

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 83.29% 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 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") 84 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 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: 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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