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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Kelvin Hopkins has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Nuclear Disarmament 26 Jul 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with reference to his Department's statement of 8 July on the outcome of the United Nations' Nuclear Weapons Ban treaty, which multilateral nuclear disarmament negotiations using a step-by-step approach the UK is currently engaged in; and how many nuclear warheads have been removed from deployment as a result of such...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Nuclear Disarmament 26 Jul 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with reference to the joint statement by the UK, US and France of 7 July 2017 on the adoption of a treaty banning nuclear weapons, how the ban treaty risks undermining the existing international security architecture; and how the Government has promoted the effectiveness of Article 6 of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty on...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Sixth Form Education: Finance 18 Jul 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much of her Department's budget for 16-to-19 education was not spent on education for that age group in each of the (a) 2014-15, (b) 2015-16 and (c) 2016-17 financial years.

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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

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: 31 Jul 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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