Andrew Murrison

Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office)

South West Wiltshire Conservative

Andrew Murrison’s voting in Parliament

Andrew Murrison is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Andrew Murrison sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Andrew Murrison generally voted against the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs almost always voted for. Show votes
  • Andrew Murrison generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Andrew Murrison never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Junior Doctors Contracts 11 Feb 2016

    The BMA has taken the oversubscribed political sub-speciality of spin doctoring to a whole new level. May I express my admiration for the Secretary of State for his ability to keep his cool under the sort of provocation that he has had, and ask how a 13.5% increase in pensionable pay could possibly lead to problems with recruitment and retention?
  • Business of the House 11 Feb 2016

    Today, the report of the Joint Committee on the Draft Investigatory Powers Bill was published, and the Intelligence and Security Committee published a report on the Bill earlier this week. There is a lot of public interest in the matter. Will the Leader of the House ensure that sufficient parliamentary time is allotted to consideration of what the Prime Minister has described as the...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Veterans: Military Decorations 11 Feb 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 19 October 2015 to Question 10743, how many applications from Normandy veterans for the Legion d'Honneur are not yet processed by his Department.

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Conservative MP for South West Wiltshire

Entered the 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

  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (since 30 Nov 2015)
  • Member, Draft Investigatory Powers Bill (Joint Committee) (since 5 Nov 2015)

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 71 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 18 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • 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 87.83% 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.
  • 110 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Andrew Murrison’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 403 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Surgeon Commander Royal Naval Reserve, HMS President, St Katherine’s Dock, London. (Updated 15 January 2014 and 2 October 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Joint owner, with my wife, of agricultural buildings and field in Wiltshire: (i)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Jennifer Murrison, as part-time Senior Caseworker. (Updated 29 June 2015)

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