Kris Hopkins

Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office)

Keighley Conservative

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 against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • 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.

Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Northern Ireland Office: Security 20 Apr 2017

    The Northern Ireland Office (NIO) does not record the total number of security passes it issues and is therefore not able to provide this information. This is as a result of other departments being provided with passes to allow access to their facilities on site outside NIO office hours including access to IT servers.
  • Section 5 of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993: Ballydugan Four 19 Apr 2017

    I congratulate the hon. Member for Strangford (Jim Shannon) on securing this important debate. As has been mentioned, he is a former member of the UDR, as are the right hon. Member for Lagan Valley (Sir Jeffrey M. Donaldson) and the hon. Member for Fermanagh and South Tyrone (Tom Elliott). Many people have stepped up to be leaders in Northern Ireland and have served gallantly in very...
  • Section 5 of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993: Ballydugan Four 19 Apr 2017

    My hon. Friend went back to Cheshire. The point is that we went back to our homes, to a safe place, while lots of people who served in the UDR and the RUC still lived in fear every moment of the day. I would like to express my condolences and sympathy to the families and friends of the young soldiers who on 9 April 1990 tragically lost their lives in that horrendous terrorist atrocity. It is...

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Conservative MP for Keighley

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

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Topics of interest

Kris Hopkins campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • 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)
  • Government Whip (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)

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  • Has spoken in 12 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 86.30% 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.
  • 126 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Kris Hopkins’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 123 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Apr 2017.

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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