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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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Crispin Blunt has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

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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
  • 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: 10 Feb 2020.

1. Employment and earnings
From 22 March 2018 until 16 April 2019, retained by Wena Consult Ltd of Cranbrook House, 61 Cranbrook Road, Ilford IP1 4PG, to provide advice on UK exports to Middle Eastern markets. I received £20,000 from Nael Farargy of [private address], beneficial owner of 90% of Wena Consult, on 22 March 2018, as an engagement fee. Hours: 300 hrs. (Registered 17 April 2019; updated 25 June 2019)
Payments from Irvine Thanvi Natas Solicitors, No 5 The Office Village, Romford Rd, London E15 4EA:
29 February 2019, received £3,000 for work done as part of an advisory panel. Hours: approx. 40 hrs. (Registered 18 April 2019)
3 January 2020, received £15,000 for contribution as an expert diplomat to a report and for conducting discussions with the authorities of the Democratic Federation of Northern Syria. Hours: approx. 200 hrs. (Registered 07 January 2020)
Payments received for articles from the Telegraph Media Group Limited, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0DT:
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)
30 May 2019, received £270 for an article published on 18 May 2019. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 09 July 2019)
27 June 2019, received £200 for an article published on 10 June 2019. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 09 July 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)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Peter Harrison CBE
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 for my fighting fund

Donor status: individual

(Registered 07 January 2020)
Name of donor: Raymond Foss
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 for my fighting fund

Donor status: individual

(Registered 07 January 2020)
4. Visits outside the UK
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)
Name of donor: (1) Conservative Drug Policy Reform Group (CDPRG); (2) Zimmer & Co
Address of donor: (1) Suite 15.17, Citibase, 15th Floor Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London SW1P 4Q;

(2) 1139 Morgan Road, Suite 11, Montego Bay, Jamaica

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) Accommodation and subsistence, £521.76;

(2) Flights, £3,262.19

Destination of visit: Kingston, Jamaica

Dates of visit: 23-26 September 2019

Purpose of visit: To meet Jamaican Ministers and policy makers. I was also due to attend and speak at a conference on the regulatory and legislative framework around policy towards cannabis in Jamaica, but the visit was cut short.

(Registered 24 October 2019)
Name of donor: Centre for Kurdish Progress
Address of donor: 8th Floor, Elizabeth House, 39 York Rd, Lambeth, London SE1 7NQ

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights to Iraq, £506.64; two nights' accommodation in Iraq, £311.78; three nights shared accommodation in North East Syrian administration guesthouse in Qamishli (Estimate at £25 per night), £75; total value £893.42.

Protocol, transport and security also provided by local authorities.

Destination of visit: Iraq and North East Syria

Dates of visit: 15-20 September 2019

Purpose of visit: APPG for Rojava visit, organised by the donor and Unite the Union, to receive an on the ground update on the political and security situation in North East Syria.

(Registered 28 October 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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