Ian Murray

Edinburgh South Labour

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How Ian Murray voted
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  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails

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Ian Murray hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Labour MP for Edinburgh South

Topics of interest

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Justice
  • Treasury
  • Scotland
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Employment Tribunals Service
  • Royal Mail
  • Land Registry
  • Post Offices
  • Postal Services

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (2 Nov 2010 to 24 Oct 2011)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 10 Dec 2012)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 24 Oct 2011)

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  • Has spoken in 60 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 82 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 78.61% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 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") 169 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

4. Sponsorships
(a)Support in the capacity as an MP
Name of donor: GMB
Address of donor:  22/24 Worple Road, London SW19 4DD
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:  the services of a researcher for one day per week from 4 September 2012 until May 2013 to support me in my capacity as Shadow Minister for Business, Innovation and Skills, value £5,000. Received via the Labour Party.  
Date of receipt:  4 September 2012
Date of acceptance: 4 September 2012
Donor status: trade union
(Registered 12 November 2012; updated 20 February 2013)
6. Overseas visits
Address of donor: PO Box 31966, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Travel and accommodation with a value of £3,500
Destination of visit: United Arab Emirates
Date of visit: 23-26 March 2013
Purpose of visit: Visit of the UAE All-Party Group, to meet Government Ministers, Members of the Federal National Council and senior business figures together with British diplomats in order to build on the bilateral relationship and promote trade and investment ties.
(Registered 11 April 2013)
8. Land and Property
Half share in a house in Edinburgh, from which rental income is derived. (Registered 29 June 2011)
9. Shareholdings
(a) 100MPH Events Ltd (event management).
11. Miscellaneous
Partnership with my partner in Alibi Bars LLP (bar/bistro), until 28 February 2013. No remuneration received by me.
Unremunerated director of Foundation of Hearts, a consortium of supporters seeking to purchase a controlling interest in Heart of Midlothian Football Club. (Registered 6 November 2013)

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