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 consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Kris Hopkins’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Kris Hopkins’s full vote analysis page for more.

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

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Security Situation: Trade 20 Jul 2016

    May I begin by recognising the enormous contribution of my predecessor, the hon. Member for Wyre and Preston North (Mr Wallace)? I wish him well in his new role. I am determined to build on the progress this Government have made in delivering peace and prosperity in Northern Ireland. This Government have already taken bold steps to back businesses across the UK, including reducing...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Security Situation: Trade 20 Jul 2016

    I would be absolutely delighted to meet the hon. Gentleman and other Members from both sides of the House. May I just put on record my respect for the fact that he has managed to secure a 5 million trust for local employers? [Interruption.]
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: 20 Jul 2016

    I reassure my hon. Friend that this Government have already increased PSNI funding by 160 million, with 25 million specifically to address paramilitary activity.

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Conservative MP for Keighley

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

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 1 debate 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 during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 94.70% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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.
  • 131 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Kris Hopkins’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 102 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 1 Aug 2016.


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