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: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Syria and North Korea 18 Apr 2017

    I thank the Foreign Secretary for the detailed evidence he has presented to the House about the responsibility for the nerve agent attack in Syria. I commend him for giving the House that detail and, in doing so, I invite him to depersonalise his assessment of the Syrian regime simply around the personality of its President. We already have in place a mechanism by which that President will be...
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Govia Thameslink Railway 18 Apr 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much his Department has received from Govia Thameslink Railway for Network Rail Schedule (a) 4 and (b) 8 payments for service disruption on the Southern Rail network in (i) 2015-16 and (ii) 2016-17.
  • Legislating for Uk Withdrawal from the EU 30 Mar 2017

    Will the Secretary of State confirm that the directives to which the right hon. Member for Sheffield, Hallam (Mr Clegg) referred are already in British law? We are talking here about what the Foreign Affairs Committee counted as the 6,987 regulations that must be applied in British law through the Bill. Will we have an opportunity to examine a number of the directives—the insolvency II...

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Conservative MP for Reigate

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

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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
  • Departmental Manpower
  • Middle East

Currently held offices

  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (since 10 Feb 2016)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee (since 5 Jan 2016)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (since 30 Nov 2015)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 10 Sep 2015)
  • Chair, Foreign Affairs Committee (since 18 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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 (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: 10 Apr 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
From 30 January 2013 to 31 March 2017, non-executive director of the Social Investment Business Group. Address: 1st Floor, Derbyshire House, St Chads Street, London WC1H 8AG. From January 2017, paid £416.67 per month. Hours: an average of 8-12 hrs per month. (Updated 23 July 2015, 29 February 2016, 24 January 2017 and 04 April 2017)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Mehdi Shalfrooshan
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets, including dinner, to Nabucco at the Royal Opera House, value £470

Date received: 18 June 2016

Date accepted: 18 June 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 30 June 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: P.O. Box 547, Government Road, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): For myself, hotel accommodation, food and transport with a value of £1,894.15, plus travel, accommodation and food for my researcher at a cost of £3,250, total value £5,144.15

Destination of visit: Manama, Bahrain

Dates of visit: 9-12 December 2016

Purpose of visit: Attendance of IISS Manama Dialogue as a guest speaker in my role as Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee.

(Registered 04 January 2017; updated 09 January 2017)
Name of donor: British-Turkish Tatlidil
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation for me and my partner, total value £405

Destination of visit: Antalya, Turkey

Date of visit: 24-26 March 2017

Purpose of visit: Attendance at the annual British-Turkish Tatlidil conference with British and Turkish leaders.

(Registered 07 April 2017)
5. Gifts and benefits from sources outside the UK
Name of donor: Swiss Parliament
Address of donor: CH - 3003 Berne

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: as part of the British-Swiss APPG's Parliamentary Ski Week, two ski passes with a value of £247; £494 in total

Date received: 28 March 2016

Date accepted: 28 March 2016

Donor status: other

(Registered 25 April 2016)

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