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

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Recent appearances

  • BBC 15 Sep 2016

    I thank the Secretary of State for prior sight of her statement this morning. As she rightly says, the BBC is one of Britain’s greatest achievements and greatest treasures. It is indeed the broadcaster against which other broadcasters across the world are judged, and the quality of its programmes is second to none. The BBC must be protected and sustained both in its independence and its...
  • Digital Economy Bill 13 Sep 2016

    It is a pleasure to wind up on behalf of the Opposition. I congratulate all hon. Members who have spoken in this debate and made so many important and interesting contributions. My hon. Friend the Member for Newcastle upon Tyne Central (Chi Onwurah) made an excellent speech setting out Labour’s view of this most significant Bill. She has a fine academic background and considerable...
  • Online Gaming (Consumer Protection): Funding for the Arts 13 Sep 2016

    In a recent private meeting—I was impressed by this—the Minister said that so much value could not be measured in financial terms and that the arts, in particular, were an area that was difficult to measure value in financial terms, even though they made a financial return.

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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
  • 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: 5 Sep 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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