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 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 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 a wholly elected House of Lords, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Topical Questions 17 Jan 2017

    Inflation is still below the Monetary Policy Committee’s official target, and the economy has long been at greater and more worrying risk of deflation than inflation. Will the Chancellor therefore be seeking to dissuade the Governor of the Bank of England from any thoughts of raising interest rates, which would simply inflict wholly unnecessary damage on the economy?
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Ministry of Defence: Innovation 13 Jan 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when the Emerging Technology and Innovation Analysis Cell was established; what the annual budget is of that Cell; where that Cell is based; and how many staff that Cell employs.
  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Electronic Warfare 13 Jan 2017

    To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what contribution the Emerging Technology and Innovation Analysis Cell made to the National Cyber Security Strategy 2016-21.

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Profile

Labour MP for Luton North

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Transport
  • Department for Transport
  • Justice
  • Education and Skills
  • Health
  • Govia Thameslink Railway
  • Railways: Freight
  • Railways: Franchises
  • Probation
  • Directly Operated Railways

Currently held offices

  • Member, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (since 6 Jul 2015)

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, 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: 9 Jan 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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