Kelvin Hopkins

Former Independent MP for Luton North

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Treasury: Infrastructure 30 Oct 2019

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment the Government has made of the implications for its policies of the recommendations made by the Institution of Civil Engineers in its paper entitled Reducing the gap between cost estimates and outturns for major projects and programmes.
  • Health and Social Care: Topical Questions 29 Oct 2019

    If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
  • Health and Social Care: Topical Questions 29 Oct 2019

    There were 1.2 million hospital admissions related to alcohol consumption in England in 2017-18—3% up on the previous year. Hospital admissions due to alcohol-related liver disease have increased by 43% in the last 10 years, and alcohol problems now cost the NHS an estimated £3.5 billion every year in England alone. Why have the Government not properly recognised the enormous and growing...

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Former Independent MP for Luton North

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

Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election

Party was Labour until 1 Nov 2017

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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
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Govia Thameslink Railway
  • Railways: Freight
  • Railways: Franchises
  • Probation
  • Directly Operated Railways

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (30 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • 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)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 18 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Kelvin Hopkins’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 31 written questions in the last year — 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 50.69% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 65 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 800 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

8. Miscellaneous
Unremunerated trustee of the Association for Accountancy and Business Affairs Limited, a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee. (Registered 06 March 2019)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Patricia Hopkins, as part-time Constituency Secretary.

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