David Blunkett is a British Labour Party politician who has been a Member of the House of Lords since 2015, and previously served as the MP for Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough from 1987 to 2015. He was Education and Employment Secretary, Home Secretary and Work and Pensions Secretary in Tony Blair's Cabinet. He is also a former Shadow Cabinet member, a life peer, a professor and a journalist.
Learn about David Blunkett, the former Labour Party politician who served as home secretary and secretary of work and pensions in the UK government of Tony Blair. Find out about his life, career, achievements and challenges as a blind leader and disability advocate.
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David Blunkett, Baron Blunkett (* 6. Juni 1947 in Sheffield ) ist ein britischer Politiker der Labourpartei . Er war von 2001 bis 2004 Innenminister des Vereinigten Königreichs, 2005 Arbeitsminister und von 1987 bis 2015 Mitglied des House of Commons.
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2 nov 2005 · 1969 David Blunkett was elected as a Labour councillor in his home town Sheffield at the age of 22, having joined the Labour party as a youth not long after the death of his father in an horrific...
10 feb 2023 · Tony Blair was warned repeal of anti-gay section 28 might harm election chances. Archives reveal David Blunkett voiced concerns about overturning ban on ‘promotion’ of homosexuality. 18 Jul 2022.