Crispin Blunt

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Crispin Blunt: Prohibition of cannabis 'harming society'

Crispin Blunt: Prohibition of cannabis 'harming society'

The Conservative MP said medical advances using cannabis had been set back "fifty years" by the drug being illegal in the UK.

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Crispin Blunt

Crispin Blunt will get 'nothing' in return if UK legalises cannabis

Crispin Blunt will get 'nothing' in return if UK legalises cannabis

The MP said he will get "nothing" in return if cannabis is legalised, despite chairing a drugs reform group backed by cannabis corporations.

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Sunday, January 20, 2019

MP calls for prayers in Parliament to be scrapped

MP calls for prayers in Parliament to be scrapped

MP calls for prayers in Parliament to be scrapped

Conservative MP Crispin Blunt is calling for the tradition of saying prayers at the beginning of parliamentary business to be abolished.

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Crispin Blunt

Crispin Blunt MP: 'We've got ourselves in a right mess'

Crispin Blunt MP: 'We've got ourselves in a right mess'

The Conservative politician told talkRADIO's Mike Graham that he had an "easy" solution to navigating negotiations with the European Union.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Crispin Blunt MP: ‘I submitted my no confidence letter twice’

Crispin Blunt MP: ‘I submitted my no confidence letter twice’

Crispin Blunt MP: ‘I submitted my no confidence letter twice’

Conservative MP Crispin Blunt has admitted that he submitted his no confidence letter in Theresa May twice, after withdrawing it earlier this year when Theresa May brought back a deal from the EU.

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Matthew Hedges

Jailing of British academic is an 'utter disaster' for UK-UAE relations, says Crispin Blunt MP

Crispin Blunt: Jailing of British academic is a 'disaster' for UK-UAE relations

The Conservative MP has said the jailing of Matthew Hedges could result in a breakdown of the mutual defence treaty between the UK and the United Arab Emirates.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Crispin Blunt says UK should 'weigh up costs and benefits' of full cannabis legalisation following change in law for medical products

Crispin Blunt says UK should 'weigh up costs and benefits' of full cannabis legalisation following change in law for medical products

Crispin Blunt: UK should 'weigh up costs and benefits' of cannabis legalisation

Crispin Blunt tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that the UK could look to follow in Canada's footsteps and fully legalise cannabis, as the product is made legal for medical purposes

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Alastair Campbell: 'Resigning Brexiteers had no real plan for leaving EU'

Alastair Campbell: 'Resigning Brexiteers had no real plan for leaving EU'

The author, who has been campaigning to fight Brexit and for the final deal to be voted for by the people when the final deal is agreed with the European Union, lambasted Brexiteers on Julia Hartley-Brewer's show on talkRADIO.

Monday, December 4, 2017

Monday, December 4, 2017

Aid money 'trying to achieve the unachievable in northern Syria', says Crispin Blunt MP

Aid money 'trying to achieve the unachievable in northern Syria', says Crispin Blunt MP

Aid money 'trying to achieve the unachievable in northern Syria', says MP

Crispin Blunt, the MP for Reigate and former chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the findings of a BBC investigation

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017

'Boris Johnson's Brexit vision is no different from the Government's plan', says MP Crispin Blunt

'Boris Johnson's Brexit vision is no different from the Government's plan', says MP Crispin Blunt

'Boris Johnson's Brexit vision is no different from the Government's plan'

Conservative MP Crispin Blunt claims Theresa May's speech won't have changed anything

Friday, April 7, 2017

Friday, April 7, 2017

'The UK can't intervene in Syria unless they're certain it will work', says foreign affairs committee

'The UK can't intervene in Syria unless they're certain it will work', says foreign affairs committee chair

'The UK can't intervene in Syria unless they're certain it will work'

The US has carried out a missile strike against a Syrian air base, after a suspected chemical attack in Syria which killed at least 80 people

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

'Breaking our relationship with Saudi Arabia would damage the UK', says foreign affairs committee

Theresa May's Saudi Arabia visit is vital to UK interests, says foreign affairs committee chair

'Breaking our relationship with Saudi Arabia would damage the UK'

Crispin Blunt plays down human rights criticism in conversation with Sam Delaney

Monday, March 13, 2017

Monday, March 13, 2017

Article 50: 'Economics should have greater bearing on the Brexit negotiation than politics', says MP Crispin Blunt

Article 50 bill: Brexit deal can be put to a vote at any time, says pro-leave MP Crispin Blunt

Pro-leave MP ridicules Lords amendment: 'MPs can vote whenever they want'

Conservative MP Crispin Blunt ridicules the amendments introduced to the Article 50 bill by the House of Lords

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The UK must engage and hold regular talks with Russia, warns Foreign Affairs Select Committee report

The UK must stop goading Putin, warns Foreign Affairs Select Committee

The UK must stop goading Putin, warns Foreign Affairs Select Committee

The committee chair, Crispin Blunt, insisted Russia is not an enemy and said mounting tension must be defused

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Speaker John Bercow defends comments on Donald Trump, claiming he acted 'honestly and honourably'

John Bercow defends Donald Trump ban comments: 'I acted honestly and honourably'

John Bercow defends Donald Trump ban comments: 'I acted honestly and honourably'

House of Commons speaker John Bercow has defended his comments about Donald Trump's state visit