Andrew Murrison

MP, South West Wiltshire

South West Wiltshire Conservative

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How Andrew Murrison voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails

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Andrew Murrison hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Massereene Barracks Shooting 2009 2 Sep 2014

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Hollobone. I commend the right hon. Member for Tottenham (Mr Lammy) on securing this important debate. I begin by offering my sincere condolences to the families of both Sapper Patrick Azimkar and Sapper Mark Quinsey. My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland met Patrick’s parents recently. I know that they...
  • Massereene Barracks Shooting 2009 2 Sep 2014

    That is clearly the firm intent of both the Westminster Government and the Northern Ireland Executive. Violent terrorists, wherever they are, must be called to account. I know that all the agencies that I have mentioned, and others, are bent on ensuring that such wicked individuals are brought to account and face the full rigour of the law, wherever they are.
  • Massereene Barracks Shooting 2009 2 Sep 2014

    Given that they have faced trial, one must assume that they are not. However, I cannot tell the hon. Lady whether those names appear on the list of 200 people issued with such letters. Given that they have faced trial, it seems unlikely to me. Before I come to the burden of my response to the right hon. Gentleman’s points—

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Conservative MP for South West Wiltshire

Entered House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

Also represented Westbury

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Defence
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Justice
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Armed Forces: Housing
  • Dentistry
  • Influenza
  • Armed Forces: Health Services
  • Armed Forces: Influenza

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence (6 Sep 2012 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Shadow Minister, Defence (6 Jul 2007 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister, Health (6 Jul 2004 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, Public Services, Health & Education (10 May 2004 to 6 Jul 2004)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 12 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 76.88% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 13 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 353 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

8. Land and Property
Joint owner, with my wife, of agricultural buildings and field in Wiltshire.
11. Miscellaneous
Surgeon Commander Royal Naval Reserve, HMS President, St Katherine’s Dock, London (not currently practising). (Updated 15 January 2014)

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