Kelvin Hopkins

MP, Luton North

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Luton North Labour

Kelvin Hopkins’s voting in Parliament

Kelvin Hopkins is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Kelvin Hopkins sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Kelvin Hopkins consistently voted against introducing foundation hospitals, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Kelvin Hopkins almost always voted against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests, while most Labour MPs almost always voted for. Show votes
  • Kelvin Hopkins consistently voted against new high speed rail infrastructure, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Kelvin Hopkins almost always voted against the Iraq war, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Kelvin Hopkins generally voted for investigations into the Iraq war, while most Labour MPs almost always voted against. Show votes
  • Kelvin Hopkins almost always voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Kelvin Hopkins generally voted against Labour's anti-terrorism laws, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Kelvin Hopkins generally voted against requiring the mass retention of information about communications, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Kelvin Hopkins generally voted against a wholly elected House of Lords, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Kelvin Hopkins generally voted against more EU integration, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Last updated: 12 Sep 2017

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Labour MP for Luton North

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

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Topics of interest

Kelvin Hopkins campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Transport
  • Department for Transport
  • Justice
  • Education and Skills
  • Health
  • Govia Thameslink Railway
  • Railways: Freight
  • Railways: Franchises
  • Probation
  • Directly Operated Railways

Currently held offices

  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (since 30 Oct 2017)
  • Member, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (5 Jul 2016 to 7 Oct 2016)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (15 Jul 2015 to 18 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Draft Deregulation Bill (Joint Committee) (10 Jul 2013 to 11 Dec 2013)
  • Member, Public Administration Committee (17 Jan 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Transport Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 21 Mar 2011)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (25 Apr 2007 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (5 Dec 2005 to 13 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Public Administration Committee (16 Oct 2002 to 6 May 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 55 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Kelvin Hopkins’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 119 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 73.81% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 13 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above 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.
  • 76 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Kelvin Hopkins’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 777 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Nov 2017.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Communication Workers Union
Address of donor: 150, the Broadway, Wimbledon, London SW19 1RX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 04 July 2017)
Name of donor: Communication Workers Union - Eastern Region
Address of donor: 150, the Broadway, Wimbledon, London SW19 1RX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 04 July 2017)
Name of donor: The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers
Address of donor: Unity House, 39 Chalton St, London NW1 1JD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 04 July 2017)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Patricia Hopkins, as part-time Constituency Secretary.

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