Kelvin Hopkins

MP, Luton North

Luton North Labour

Kelvin Hopkins campaigned to leave the European Union

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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 almost always voted against the Iraq war, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Kelvin Hopkins generally voted for an investigation 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 more EU integration, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Govia Thameslink Railway: Timetables 22 Jul 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether under the terms of its franchise agreement Govia Thameslink Railway is required to consult stakeholders before introducing a change to the timetable for its services.
  • Backbench Business: Channel 4 19 Jul 2016

    I congratulate the Minister on his new appointment. Will he, at the very least, take back to his colleague in the Government and to the Secretary of State the strength of feeling that has been conveyed from both sides of Westminster Hall this morning?
  • Backbench Business: Channel 4 19 Jul 2016

    I absolutely endorse everything my hon. Friend has said. Does he agree that Channel 4 has a great record of standing up to the political establishment—a role that is an essential part of our democracy?

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Profile

Labour MP for Luton North

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

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Topics of interest

  • Transport
  • Justice
  • Education and Skills
  • Department for Transport
  • Health
  • Railways: Freight
  • Railways: Franchises
  • Probation
  • Directly Operated Railways
  • Electronic Tagging

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (since 5 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (since 6 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (15 Jul 2015 to 18 Jul 2016)
  • 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: 11 Jul 2016.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Vote Leave campaign
Address of donor: Westminster Tower, 3 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7SP

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): travel valued at approx. £275; hotel accommodation valued at £144 and food at approximately £30; approx. £449 in total.

Destination of visit: Brussels

Date of visit: 15-16 October 2015

Purpose of visit: to participate in the Vote Leave campaign

(Registered 06 November 2015)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Patricia Hopkins, as part-time Constituency Secretary.

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