Why I Love Kelvin Hopkins


As a student living in Luton, Kelvin Hopkins MP is somebody who plays a hugely crucial role in my daily life. Luton is split into two constituencies, Luton South and Luton North, with Kelvin Hopkins holding jurisdiction over the North. He has served in Parliament for 16 years (since 1997) and is clearly very popular within Luton, winning his 2010 seat with a majority of 7,500 votes. It is hard not to like Kelvin, not matter what your political standing is. He is straight-talking, welcoming, and above-all seems keen to really represent his constituents. As one of the governors at the College where this blog is run from he paid a visit to an AS politics class, and they got to hear him speak on his time in Parliament and ask him a few questions.

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