Kelvin Hopkins

Independent MP for Luton North

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Kelvin Hopkins

Last updated: 9 Apr 2019

Recent appearances

  • Housing, Communities and Local Government: Council Housing: Increasing Supply 17 Jun 2019

    What plans the Government have to increase the supply of council housing.
  • Housing, Communities and Local Government: Council Housing: Increasing Supply 17 Jun 2019

    As vice-chair of Luton Borough Council’s housing committee in the 1970s, I recall that we faced a crisis housing waiting list of 4,000 families, but with the support of the then Labour Government we built and bought thousands of council houses and housed everyone on the waiting list. Now Luton’s Labour council has a crisis waiting list of 12,864 with no hope of housing them all, so will...
  • Business of the House 16 May 2019

    On Tuesday, the results of the great British transport competition, sponsored by the TaxPayers Alliance, were presented at Parliament by the hon. Member for North Warwickshire (Craig Tracey). The winning entries included 22 sensible railway schemes. I have to say that not all railway schemes are sensible, but the country is in desperate need of a sensible future for our railways. Will the...

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Independent MP for Luton North

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

Party was Labour until 1 Nov 2017


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

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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 3 Jun 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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