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 for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
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Andrew Murrison hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: War Memorials 11 Nov 2014

    It is important that the sacrifice of those who gave their lives in the World Wars, and other conflicts, is never forgotten and that the memorials to their sacrifice are well maintained. The maintenance of local World War memorials is carried out by local authorities across the United Kingdom. Section 1 of the War Memorials (Local Authorities’ Powers) Act 1923 (which extends to Northern...
  • Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Political Parties: Finance 3 Nov 2014

    Following public consultation earlier this year, we have been working closely with the Electoral Commission to finalise secondary legislation that will allow for greater transparency for donations and loans to political parties in Northern Ireland. This legislation will be brought before the House when consultation with the Electoral Commission has concluded.
  • Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Electoral Register: Northern Ireland 3 Nov 2014

    The Chief Electoral Officer for Northern Ireland will run a programme of registration clinics in early 2015 throughout Northern Ireland. The Electoral Office will consult political parties at local level in advance on the locations for the clinics.

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Conservative MP for South West Wiltshire

Entered House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

Also represented Westbury

Expenses

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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

Currently held offices

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office)

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 76.01% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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") 357 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Nov 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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