An Interview with David Blunkett MP

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This is an interview for Canvas, given at an event held by Sheffield Labour Students on 22 March 2012.

David Blunkett (born 6 June 1947) is a British Labour Party politician and the Member of Parliament (MP) for Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough, having represented Sheffield Brightside from 1987 to 2010. Blind since birth, and coming from a poor family in one of Sheffield’s most deprived districts, he rose to become Education Secretary, Home Secretary and Work and Pensions Secretary in Tony Blair’s Cabinet following Labour’s victory in the 1997 general election.

 

To find out more about Sheffield Labour Students, please visit http://www.sheffieldlabourstudents.co.uk/