Rt Hon David Blunkett

Retired: 30 March 2015
Rt Hon David Blunkett

Constituency

  • Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough 2010 - 2015
  • Sheffield, Brightside 2005 - 2010
  • Sheffield, Brightside 2001 - 2005
  • Sheffield, Brightside 1997 - 2001
  • Sheffield, Brightside 1992 - 1997
  • Sheffield, Brightside 1987 - 1992

Party

  • Labour 1987 - 2015

Member of Parliament

  • 11 June 1987 - 30 March 2015

Biography

Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough 2010-15
Member for Sheffield, Brightside 1987-10
Contested Sheffield, Hallam General Election 1974

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Secretary of State for Work and Pensions 2005-05
Home Secretary 2001-04
Secretary of State for Education and Employment 1997-01
Shadow Secretary of State for Education 1995-97
Shadow Secretary of State for Education 1994-95
Shadow Secretary of State for Health 1992-94
Opposition Spokesperson (Local Government and Poll Tax) 1988-92

Other posts

Post Date
Party Chair, Labour Party 1993-94
Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee 1983-98

Select committees

Post House Date
Committee on Issue of Privilege (Police Searches on Parliamentary Estate) Commons 2009-10