Conor Murphy

MLA, Newry and Armagh

Newry and Armagh Sinn Féin

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A selection of Conor Murphy's votes

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  • Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year
  • Has never voted on paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability
  • Has never voted on increasing the rate of VAT
  • Has never voted on a reduction in spending on welfare benefits
  • Has never voted on university tuition fees
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system

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Recent appearances

  • Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Trident Nuclear Weapons Programme 24 Nov 2015

    I will finish this point, and then I will give way. We were told that every section would have to face what were termed "eye-watering cuts", when, clearly, there is a significant amount of money for spending on this project, and others — albeit, today, we are focused on this project — that do not stand up to scrutiny and do not benefit ordinary people.
  • Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Trident Nuclear Weapons Programme 24 Nov 2015

    As I said, I had not intended this to be a debate about British defence policy. There is a huge debate about the merits of this aspect of British defence policy, not just on these Benches but across society in Britain. I note that significant spending was outlined yesterday by the British Prime Minister in relation to other defence policy spend. Certainly, this issue is contested by quite...
  • Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Trident Nuclear Weapons Programme 24 Nov 2015

    I beg to move That this Assembly notes with concern the analysis by the Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee in Westminster that suggests that the cost to replace the Trident nuclear weapons programme has risen to £167 billion; believes that it is indefensible for the British Government to commit billions of pounds of public money to nuclear weapons, particularly when individuals and...

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Sinn Féin MLA for Newry and Armagh, Former Sinn Fein MP for Newry and Armagh

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — General election

Entered the Assembly on 25 June 1998 — General election

Party was Sinn Féin until 30 Jan 2007; Sinn Fein until 12 Apr 2010; Sinn Féin until 1 Jul 2012; Sinn Fein until 30 Mar 2015


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  • Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • People have made 11 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 0 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.


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