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Conservative MP for Keighley
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (since 7 Oct 2013) (note about dates)
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Kris Hopkins voted on key issues:
- Has never voted on a smoking ban. votes
- Voted for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Defence, Home Department, Justice, Communities and Local Government, Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Armed Forces: Housing, Courts: Fines, Planning, Armed Forces: Pay, Falkland Islands
(based on written questions asked by Kris Hopkins and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill Committee (7 out of 7)
- Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (9 Dec 2013)
“Communities and Local Government: Performance of the Department 2013.
Witnesses: Nick Boles MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Kris Hopkins MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Brandon Lewis MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Stephen Williams MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State and Baroness Stowell of Beeston, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State”
- Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Carbon Monoxide: Alarms (9 Dec 2013)
“The Government announced a package of measures on 16 October to help hard-working tenants get a better deal when they rent a home, including a review into property conditions in the private rented sector. The review will consider whether landlords should be required to install smoke or carbon monoxide alarms. Following the review, we will publish a summary of the key findings in due course.”
- Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Families: Disadvantaged (9 Dec 2013)
“We do not currently have national numbers on the proportion of families affected by these issues, but as part of the independent national evaluation of the programme we are collecting data on drug and alcohol misuse, drawing on locally held information as well as interviews with families themselves.”
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- Has spoken in 33 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 3 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 84.76% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 2 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") 46 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 25 Nov 2013. More about the Register