Kris Hopkins

MP, Keighley

Keighley Conservative

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How Kris Hopkins voted
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  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") 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: Refuges 29 Jan 2015

    This Department does not make estimates of the number of refuge places for those fleeing domestic abuse. Decisions on the provision of accommodation for victims of domestic abuse are for local authorities. We expect local authorities to commission services based on the needs of their communities, taking account of locally available data sources. Government does not directly fund domestic...
  • Written Ministerial Statements — Communities and Local Government: Local Goverment Update 29 Jan 2015

    I would like to update hon. Members on a series of announcements relating to local government. Promoting joint working with NHS and councils this winter The Coalition Government are committed to greater joint working between our local public services, to help save money and improve frontline services. From April 2015, through the 5.3 billion Better Care Fund, we are starting to...
  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Local Government Finance 28 Jan 2015

    The information is not held centrally in the form requested. Moreover, meaningful, like-for-like comparisons between individual local authorities cannot be made over more than one financial year owing to changes in local authority responsibility and function, as for instance due to the transfer of responsibility for concessionary travel and due to the introduction of academy schools.

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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 15 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 83.26% 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") 86 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 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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