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 moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
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Andrew Murrison hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

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

Currently held offices

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office) (since 15 Jul 2014)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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 11 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 74.47% 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") 375 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 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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