Crispin Blunt’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Crispin Blunt sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Crispin Blunt consistently voted for allowing terminally ill people to be given assistance to end their life, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Crispin Blunt generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Last updated: 9 Apr 2019

Recent appearances

  • Violent Crime 17 Jun 2019

    I thank my hon. Friend for her openness in engaging with colleagues on this difficult issue, particularly the roundtable she held a short while ago. Will she confirm that she, her Department and her officials will remain open to a proper independent assessment of all the evidence on the root causes of this issue and will engage with the evidence with an open mind?
  • Net Zero Emissions Target 12 Jun 2019

    I note that this statement marks 30 years of global British leadership on this issue, under both parties. Margaret Thatcher was the first P5 leader to devote the entirety of her speech to the United Nations General Assembly to this issue. Turning to the cost estimates, does the 2% envelope include the likely benefits that will come from the technology that will be generated from investment in...
  • Cystic Fibrosis Drugs: Orkambi — [Mr Adrian Bailey in the Chair] 10 Jun 2019

    I am grateful to my hon. Friend for leading the debate. I spoke in the previous debate on the subject in the main Chamber. It is right to focus on Orkambi and Vertex, but the issue is actually the process of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. If we cannot assess issues such as antimicrobial resistance and new antibiotics in the NICE system, or get a positive answer about...

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Conservative MP for Reigate

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

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Topics of interest

Crispin Blunt campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Trade and Industry
  • Defence
  • Departmental Data Protection
  • Vaccination
  • Departmental Lost Property
  • Middle East
  • Departmental Manpower

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (10 Feb 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee (5 Jan 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (30 Nov 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (10 Sep 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Foreign Affairs Committee (18 Jun 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Draft Voting Eligibility (Prisoners) Bill Committee (4 Mar 2013 to 16 Dec 2013)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Justice) (Prisons and Probation) (17 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) (19 Jan 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Finance and Services Committee (17 Jul 2005 to 9 Feb 2009)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 15 Jul 2005)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (15 Jun 2004 to 19 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Defence Committee (17 Nov 2003 to 1 Nov 2004)
  • Shadow Minister (Trade and Industry) (3 May 2002 to 1 Jul 2003)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (3 May 2002 to 1 Jul 2003)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Northern Ireland) (18 Sep 2001 to 3 May 2002)
  • Member, Environment, Transport & Regional Affairs Committee (21 Feb 2000 to 1 Jun 2001)
  • Member, Defence Committee (14 Jul 1998 to 21 Feb 2000)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 3 Jun 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
From 22 March 2018 until further notice, I am retained by Wena Consult Ltd of Cranbrook House, 61 Cranbrook Road, Ilford IP1 4PG. I provide advice on UK exports to Middle Eastern markets. I received £20,000 on 22 March 2018 and I expect to receive £20,000 in arrears each March for a minimum of 80 hours’ work each year. (Registered 17 April 2018)
Payments from Irvine Thanvi Natas Solicitors, No 5 The Office Village, Romford Rd, London E15 4EA:
8 May 2018, received £5,000 for work done as part of an advisory panel. Hours: approx. 50 hrs. (Registered 15 June 2018)
29 February 2019, received £3,000 for work done as part of an advisory panel. Hours: approx. 40 hrs. (Registered 18 April 2019)
Payments received for articles from the Telegraph Media Group Limited, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0DT:
12 December 2018, received £400. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 27 December 2018)
Payment of £350 expected for an article written on 11 December 2018. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 15 February 2019)
3 April 2019, received £350 for an article commissioned and not used. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 18 April 2019)
14 March 2019, received £500 from Intelligence Squared Ltd, 6th Floor Newcombe House, 45 Notting Hill Gate, London W11 3LQ, for taking part in a panel discussion on 4 February 2019. Hours: 5 hrs, including preparation. (Registered 18 April 2019)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of Donor: Forward Thinking
Address of donor: The Griffin Building, 83 Clerkenwell Road, London EC1R 5AR

Estimate of the probable value, or amount of any donation: accommodation, flights and taxis with a total value of £1,893

Destination of visit: New York City, USA

Dates of visit: 22-25 September 2018

Purpose of visit: to attend a conference of the Helsinki dialogue process in the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly.

(Registered 19 October 2018)
Name of donor: (1) Kamal Exchange Company; (2) Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan;
Address of donor: (1) Al -Shareef Naser Bin Jameel Street, Bldg. 157 Near Sport City Circle, Amman, Jordan. (2) Royal Court, Raghadan, Amman, Jordan;

Estimate of the probable value, or amount of any donation: for me and a researcher, (1) flights to and from Jordan costing a total of £3,730 and (2) accommodation costing a total of £568.88.

Destination of visit: Amman, Jordan

Dates of visit: 18-21 September 2018

Purpose of visit: to examine the current political, security and economic situation of Jordan and assess the implications for the United Kingdom.

(Registered 22 October 2018)
Name of donor: Kingdom of Bahrain Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: PO Box 547, Government Road, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, transport, food and accommodation with a value of £1,332

Destination of visit: Bahrain

Dates of visit: 25-29 October 2018

Purpose of visit: Parliamentary delegation, with the Conservative Middle East Council, to the IISS Manama dialogue 2018 in order to gain a greater understanding of the regional security and strategic challenges.

(Registered 08 January 2019)
Name of donor: Le Cercle
Address of donor: First Floor, 85 Great Portland Street, London W1W 7LT

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Return business class flights £2,786; hotel accommodation £685.37; subsistence and taxis £530; total £4,001.37

Destination of visit: Washington DC

Dates of visit: 29 November - 2 December 2018

Purpose of visit: To attend and address a conference.

(Registered 08 January 2019)
Name of donor: Conservative Drug Policy Reform Group Ltd
Address of donor: 12 New Fetter Lane, London EC4A 1JP

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Reimbursement of expenses (travel, accommodation and subsistence) to a value of £347.21 for a visit organised by Cannabis Europa

Destination of visit: Maison la Chimie, Ile de France, Paris

Dates of visit: 7-8 February 2019

Purpose of visit: Visit organised by Cannabis Europa, to learn more about the medical cannabis industry.

(Registered 14 February 2019)
8. Miscellaneous
From 31 January 2019 until further notice, unpaid Chairman of Conservative Drug Policy Reform Group Ltd (CDPRG Ltd) a company which promotes evidence based drug policy, of 12 New Fetter Lane, London EC4A 1JP. (Registered 15 February 2019)

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