Crispin Blunt

MP, Reigate

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Reigate Conservative

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: 4 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • EU Exit Negotiations 5 Dec 2017

    Yesterday’s difficulties demonstrate how hard it will be to get an overall agreement. If there is no trade agreement, there will be no transition period beyond 2019. Will the Secretary of State ensure that the necessary contingency planning takes place in case that happens, and that that planning includes identifying the best way of making sure that the border between the north and...
  • Drug Addiction — [Mike Gapes in the Chair] 22 Nov 2017

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Gapes. It is long overdue. It is also a pleasure to follow the right hon. Member for North Norfolk (Norman Lamb). I congratulate him on his speech. I agree with his analysis entirely. I also congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for South Thanet (Craig Mackinlay) on raising this issue. He is right to point out the dramatic risk of...
  • Drug Addiction — [Mike Gapes in the Chair] 22 Nov 2017

    Forgive me; I am short of time. I come to this debate from the criminal justice perspective, having seen for myself as Minister for Prisons and Criminal Justice the time and costs incurred by the police, courts, prisons and probation service in managing the effects of drug-related crime. My hon. Friend the Member for South Thanet also drew attention to the problems of cannabis, particularly...

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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

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 (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: 11 Dec 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)
14 November 2017, £250 paid to an NGO by Slainte Media Ltd, 133 Finnieston Street, Glasgow G3 8HB. This was in respect of an interview recorded on 14 November 2017 and broadcast by Russia Today (RT UK), 16th Floor, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London SW1P 4QP on 16 November 2017. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 16 November 2017)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Nael Farargy
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 26 June 2017)
Name of donor: Peter Harrison
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 26 June 2017)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Nael Farargy
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value of donation in kind: £20,000 to hire a part time member of staff and meet office and staff expenses

Date received: 12 April 2017

Date accepted: 12 April 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 18 April 2017)
Name of donor: Nael Farargy
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £20,000 to hire a part time member of staff and meet office and staff expenses.

Date received: 3 November 2017

Date accepted: 3 November 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 14 November 2017)
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)
Name of donor: Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (London Office)
Address of donor: 63 Eccleston Square, London SW1V 1PH

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Hotel, accommodation, food and transport with a value of £923

Destination of visit: Cadenabbia, Italy

Dates of visit: 31 March – 2 April 2017

Purpose of visit: Attendance at the annual German-British Parliamentary Dialogue, guest speaker in my role as Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee.

(Registered 24 April 2017)
Name of donor: Kurdistan Regional Government UK Representation
Address of donor: 50 Broadway, London SW1H 0RG

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): For myself and a member of staff, flights £2,054; accommodation £602; subsistence £110; total value £2,766

Destination of visit: Erbil, Kurdistan region of Iraq

Dates of visit: 23-28 September 2017 (22-28 September 2017 for my member of staff)

Purpose of visit: Observe the Independence Referendum in in the Kurdistan Regional of Iraq.

(Registered 13 October 2017)

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