Crispin Blunt

Crispin Blunt is no longer a Member, but was most recently the Independent MP for Reigate, and left the Commons on 30 May 2024.

The dissolution of Parliament took place on 30th May 2024. There are currently no MPs – all seats in the House of Commons are vacant until after the general election on 4th July 2024. Find information on former members who were MPs at the time Parliament dissolved.

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Parliamentary career

Find out about the Parliamentary career of Crispin Blunt, including posts and roles held.

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Party affiliation

26 October 2023 - 30 May 2024
1 May 1997 - 26 October 2023

Elections contested

West Bromwich East
9 April 1992

Government posts

Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Justice) (Prisons and Probation)
Ministry of Justice
17 May 2010 - 6 September 2012

House membership

Crispin Blunt
1 May 1997 - 30 May 2024

Opposition posts

Shadow Minister (Home Affairs)
Home Office
19 January 2009 - 6 May 2010
Opposition Whip (Commons)
Whips Office (Commons)
15 June 2004 - 19 January 2009
Shadow Minister (Trade and Industry)
Department of Trade and Industry
3 May 2002 - 1 July 2003
Shadow Spokesperson (Northern Ireland)
Northern Ireland Office
18 September 2001 - 3 May 2002

Committee memberships