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: 8 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 22 Feb 2017

    In the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013, we took the power, subject to a consultation and the laying of an order, to give humanists in England and Wales the opportunity to celebrate marriages as they do in Scotland. We have had the consultation, with 90% approval, and there has even now been reference to the Law Commission, which has concluded. Will my right hon. Friend now give her...
  • The Secretary of State Was Asked: US Administration: UK Foreign Policy 21 Feb 2017

    In his discussions with the American Secretary of State, did the Foreign Secretary discuss the best opportunity for a state visit by President Trump? Did he put forward my suggestion that the 400th anniversary of the Pilgrim Fathers in 2020 would be a much better occasion for a state visit than one in the course of the next few months, which is likely to be a rallying point for every...
  • President Trump: State Visit — [Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] 20 Feb 2017

    Thank you, Mr Walker, for the invitation to take part in this debate, which the hon. Member for Newport West (Paul Flynn) opened so energetically. He referred to our “beleaguered” Prime Minister. I look forward to the authority that she exerts when she is not quite so beleaguered. I am still puzzling about what he meant by “protozoan”. I will come back to the power...

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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
  • 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: 20 Feb 2017.

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. From January 2017, paid £416.67 per month until further notice. Hours: an average of 8-12 hrs per month. (Updated 23 July 2015, 29 February 2016 and 24 January 2017)
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: 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)
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)
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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