Kelvin Hopkins’s voting in Parliament
This is a selection of Kelvin Hopkins’s votes.
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 43 votes against, 9 absences, between 2012–2016
Almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 10 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2016
Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
0 votes for, 14 votes against, 3 absences, between 2011–2018
Almost always voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, 2 absences, between 2007–2016
Consistently voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
12 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
Generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
2 votes for, 3 votes against, between 2004–2011
Last updated: 4 Sep 2019.
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To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, when he plans to bring the Protocol to the North Atlantic Treaty on the Accession of the Republic of North Macedonia before the House for ratification.
As a member of the Select Committee, I was very pleased to participate in the production of this report and to heartily support its conclusions and recommendations. I also support the hon. Gentleman, the Chair of the Committee, whose strong leadership on this and other reports has made a mark for our Committee. My concern all along has been rather wider than the report—the level of...
It must surely be the objective of all civilised countries to ensure that such events as rendition and the mistreatment of detainees never occur across the world. If we are to achieve that, should we not stand on the highest possible moral ground?
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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
- Department for Transport
- Education and Skills
- Department for Business
- Energy and Industrial Strategy
- Govia Thameslink Railway
- Railways: Freight
- Railways: Franchises
- 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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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.
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
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