How Andrew Murrison voted since 2001
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Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees 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 encouraging occupational pensions Source
Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
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Andrew Murrison hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
It is a great pleasure to take part in this debate. May I start by congratulating the right hon. Member for Lagan Valley (Mr Donaldson) on securing it? It is particularly timely, if I may say so, just as we start to think about the season of remembrance. I am always delighted to talk about the military covenant, because it gives me a chance to plug my book on the subject. If hon. Members...
The right hon. Gentleman will forgive me if I commend his rhetorical point, while stating that my concern is a practical one. I want to make things right for the men and women of our armed forces and our veterans. In defence of section 75, it ensures that there is no discrimination against members of the armed forces. I think that the Equality Commission would point that out. Having reflected...
I am very grateful to the hon. Lady for allowing me the opportunity. I cannot think she can sustain her argument. We have a Cabinet Sub-Committee dealing with this matter at ministerial level and we have the covenant reference committee dealing with it. We are looking at it constantly, in real time, all the while. I cannot possibly see how she can say that policy ideas are not tested against...
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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
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Armed Forces: Housing
- 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 76.85% 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?)
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