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Alan Cripps Nind Hopkins (27 October 1926 – 12 November 2012[1]) was a British Conservative and National Liberal politician. He was educated at Winchester College, King's College, Cambridge and Yale University Law School. He then became a barrister at the Inner Temple.[2]

At the 1959 general election, he was elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Bristol North East, defeating the Labour Co-operative MP William Coldrick. Hopkins was re-elected in 1964, but at the 1966 general election he was beaten by the Labour Party candidate Raymond Dobson. He then followed a managerial career in the engineering industry. He was twice married and had three sons.


  1. ^ HOPKINS, Daily Telegraph, 16 November 2012
  2. ^ The Trusty Servant, May 2013
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
William Coldrick
Member of Parliament for Bristol North East
Succeeded by
Raymond Dobson