Andrew Murrison

MP, South West Wiltshire

South West Wiltshire Conservative

A selection of Andrew Murrison's votes

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  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Details
  • Voted strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details

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Andrew Murrison

Recent appearances

  • Opposition Day — [19th Allotted Day]: Cross-border Crime 11 Mar 2015

    The hon. Gentleman is making a speech in his usual robust fashion, but it is important to put on the record the difference between a laboratory analysis and scaling up to field operations. I think he needs to reflect that in his contribution.
  • Opposition Day — [19th Allotted Day]: Cross-border Crime 11 Mar 2015

    The point about intelligence is well made. It is important not to provide organised criminals with information if we can possibly avoid it, which recalls the letter from my right hon. Friend the Member for Loughborough (Nicky Morgan) to the Chair of the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee. I have not seen the letter so cannot comment on it in any detail, but I think it is probably wise not to...
  • Opposition Day — [19th Allotted Day]: Cross-border Crime 11 Mar 2015

    Perhaps I can write to the hon. Gentleman with a fuller account if he wants me to. This whole debate appears to be revolving around the Dow marker. That is fine, but hon. Members need to understand that the tendering operation was free and open. The Government are bound by rules in that respect, so there was no shady deal in which a British company was disadvantaged or in which Dow was given...

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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

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office) (15 Jul 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence (6 Sep 2012 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Shadow Minister (Defence) (3 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Health) (10 Nov 2003 to 3 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (16 Jul 2001 to 17 Jul 2005)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 10 debates in the last year — 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.
  • 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") 375 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

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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