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Letter to the Editor from Crispin Blunt

Today, Crispin Blunt wrote to the Letters Editor of the Telegraph following the opinion piece "Cannabis may be political poison, but its medical use should be legalised”. You can read this here: 

 

Sir,

CONSTITUENCY BLOG - HORSE HILL OIL WELL

A number of constituents have contacted me to express their concerns about the ongoing oil exploration taking place at Horse Hill in the extreme south of the constituency.

Case Update

Update 15th October 2018: Following pressure from the community and my intervention to the Immigration Minister, I am delighted to share that the Home Office has taken the decision to grant my constituent, Dr Awai Leave to Remain.This is fantastic news both for her and East Surrey Hospital.

CONSITUENCY BLOG - LOCAL PRIORITIES

During the summer Parliamentary recess, I have once again been considering the local priorities that will be driving my agenda in the coming months.

Blog Post - Drug Policy Failing

Young people are not “a coke-snorting generation of hypocrites”, our current drug policy is wrong.

 

MY GENERAL ELECTION CANDIDACY SELECTION

I am pleased to confirm that, on Thursday 28th June 2018, the Reigate and Banstead Conservative Association Executive Council unanimously re-selected me as the Reigate Parliamentary Candidate for the Conservative Party at the next General Election.

Blog Post - Reducing Re-Offending

Ever since my period as Parliamentary Under-Secretary at State at the Ministry of Justice, I have taken a keen interest in sentencing policy and criminal justice. I believe that, fundamental to our system, there must be a greater emphasis on the rehabilitation of offenders to reduce re-offending and the repeated cycle of condemning vulnerable petty offenders to harden into serial criminals in our overcrowded prisons.