David Blunkett

David Blunkett worked for eighteen years as a member of Sheffield City Council, and was elected as the Member of Parliament for Sheffield Brightside in 1987. Following the 1997 Labour election victory, David became Secretary of State for Education and Employment and from June 2001 to December 2004 David was Home Secretary. He returned to the Cabinet in May 2005, where as Secretary of State for Work and Pensions he set a clear vision for reform of the welfare state and established a nationwide...See more