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David Blunkett

David BlunkettBorn: 6-Jun-1947
Birthplace: Sheffield, England

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician

Nationality: England
Executive summary: UK Home Secretary, 2001-04

Blind since birth, and the first UK blind cabinet secretary.

Father: Arthur Blunkett (d. industrial accident)
Mother: Doris Blunkett
Wife: Ruth Gwynneth Mitchell (m. 1970, div. 1988, three sons)
Mistress: Kimberly Fortier ("Kimberly Quinn", together 3 years)
Son: William (b. 2002, by Kimberly, according to Blunkett)

    University: BA Political Theory and Institutions, University of Sheffield (1972)
    University: PGCE, Huddersfield College of Education (1973)

    UK Minister Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (2005)
    UK Home Secretary (2001-04)
    UK Minister Secretary of State for Education and Employment (1997-2001)
    UK Member of Parliament for Sheffield Brightside (1987-)
    Fabian Society
    Labour Party (UK) Chairman (1993-94)
    Paternity Test
    Risk Factors: Blindness

    Taking Liberties (8-Jun-2007) · Himself

Author of books:
On a Clear Day (1995)

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