Kris Hopkins

MP, Keighley

Keighley Conservative

Kris Hopkins campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Kris Hopkins’s voting in Parliament

Kris Hopkins is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Kris Hopkins sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Kris Hopkins generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Kris Hopkins generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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

Recent appearances

  • Dissident Activity (Upper Bann) 29 Nov 2016

    It is a pleasure, as always, to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Howarth. I congratulate the hon. Member for Upper Bann (David Simpson) on securing this important debate. It is important to reiterate the continuing threat in his community and other parts of Northern Ireland and to ensure that we articulate, as the hon. Gentleman did, the fact that, although there has been a huge transition...
  • Dissident Activity (Upper Bann) 29 Nov 2016

    I recognise the point that the right hon. Gentleman makes and I support him in encouraging our police to try to bring an end to that activity. He also makes the point that many people have made, about the community articulating what they want and demonstrating that they do not want to kow-tow or capitulate to a small group of thugs who want to influence the progress being made in Northern...
  • Dissident Activity (Upper Bann) 29 Nov 2016

    Yes. We need to do everything we can, and I know that police colleagues are doing that as well. The constant dialogue that we have, not only with other MPs but through agencies and councils, through different people, ensures that we have an understanding of the threat on the ground. I want to offer my condolences in this arena to the families of the two people I mentioned and the other people...

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Profile

Conservative MP for Keighley

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Home Department
  • Justice
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Armed Forces: Housing
  • Courts: Fines
  • Planning
  • Armed Forces: Pay
  • Falkland Islands

Currently held offices

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office) (since 17 Jul 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 24 Nov 2015)
  • The Vice-Chamberlain of Her Majesty's Household (13 May 2015 to 17 Jul 2016)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (7 Oct 2013 to 13 May 2015)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (28 Nov 2011 to 5 Nov 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 4 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Kris Hopkins’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 87.30% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 127 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Kris Hopkins’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 109 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 21 Nov 2016.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Motorsport Association UK
Address of donor: Motorsport House, Riverside Park, Colnbrook SL3 0HG

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets with hospitality, total value £1,088 (£544 per person)

Date received: 5 July 2015

Date accepted: 5 July 2015

Donor status: company, registration 1344829

(Registered 08 September 2016)
Name of donor: Motorsport Association UK
Address of donor: Motorsport House, Riverside Park, Colnbrook SL3 0HG

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets with hospitality, total value £1,032 (£516 per person)

Date received: 10 July 2016

Date accepted: 10 July 2016

Donor status: company, registration 1344829

(Registered 15 September 2016)

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