Crispin Blunt campaigned to leave the European Union

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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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Recent appearances

  • Sexual Offences (Pardons etc) Bill 21 Oct 2016

    It is of course a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Rhondda (Chris Bryant). As a former sort of straight Conservative, we at least appear to have been on half a journey together. No one can doubt the wider case he made for the Bill. On the narrow point he made about the Bill, I entirely agree with him and want to come back to it in the course of my remarks. The emotion with which he...
  • Other Proceedings: Standing Orders Etc. (Machinery of Government Changes) (Exiting the European Union) 11 Oct 2016

    The Leader of the House has just told us that we have been without Select Committees to oversee international trade and Brexit. As Chair of the Select Committee on Foreign Affairs, I take some mild exception to that remark, because the Foreign Affairs Committee, along with a number of other Select Committees, has been working on Brexit. Indeed, on 26 April, we produced a unanimous report on...
  • Next Steps in Leaving the European Union 10 Oct 2016

    My right hon. Friend will understand and probably appreciate the irony that the more successful he is in delivering a negotiation that meets the mutual interests of ourselves and the 27, the greater the political challenge for the 27, as it will be seen as rewarding the United Kingdom for Brexit. That opens the rather obvious possibility that at the end of the negotiations they may be...

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Conservative MP for Reigate

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


Topics of interest

  • 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: 17 Oct 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
On 30 January 2013 I was appointed as a non-executive director of the Social Investment Business Group. Address: 1st Floor, Derbyshire House, St Chads Street, London WC1H 8AG. Paid £333.34 per month, until further notice. Hours: an average of 8-12 hrs per month. (Updated 23 July 2015 and 29 February 2016)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: London City Airport
Address of donor: London City Airport, Royal Docks, London E16 2PB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: ticket with hospitality for the Six Nations Rugby on 27 February 2016, value £1,188

Date received: 24 February 2016

Date accepted: 25 February 2016

Donor status: company, registration 1963361

(Registered 29 February 2016)
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: Jamaica Tourist Board
Address of donor: 1-2 Prince Consort Rd, London SW7 2BZ

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): air travel and accommodation with an approximate value of £1,824

Destination of visit: St Elizabeth Parish, Jamaica

Date of visit: 24 September – 1 October 2015

Purpose of visit: to visit the ‘Breds Foundation’ Community Project, a Lords and Commons All Party Cricket sponsored project, in order to donate sports and grounds equipment. Visit also included talks with ministers, school visits and cricket games.

(Registered 22 October 2015)
Name of donor: Mr Nael El Farargy
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation for me and a member of staff, total value £4,125

Destination of visit: Cairo

Date of visit: 16-19 February 2016

Purpose of visit: opening Ghazala Medical centre

(Registered 03 March 2016)
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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