How Ian Murray voted
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Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Source
Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Source
Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
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Ian Murray hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
Job Creation Powers (Scotland) Bill - Second reading – Ian Murray.
I am grateful to my hon. Friend, the co-chair of the all-party group, for his wonderful speech and for all the work that he has done. One of the people who lost out was Leonard Stuckey, in my constituency, who has run the EMAG group in Edinburgh South. Does my hon. Friend think that 22.4p in the pound is the right level of compensation, given what the parliamentary report that he has just...
At my recent jobs and skills fair in Edinburgh, which was attended by hundreds of my constituents, one of the main conclusions was that the job-creation powers in the Work programme are best delivered by local authorities. In the last few weeks of his distinguished political career, will the Leader of the House take the opportunity to leave a lasting legacy—a legacy for which he will be...
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Labour MP for Edinburgh South
Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
- Innovation and Skills
- Culture Media and Sport
- Employment Tribunals Service
- Royal Mail
- Land Registry
- Minimum Wage
- Post Offices
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills)
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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 9 Feb 2015.
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP
(b) Name of donor: Pricewaterhouse Coopers
(b) Address of donor: 1 Embankment Place, London WC1N 6RM
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: the services of a research assistant, received via the Labour Party
, to support me in my role at the Independent Export Commission from 10 November 2014 to 1 May 2015. The total value of the secondment is £45,000
(b) Date of receipt: 10 November 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 10 November2014
(b) Donor status: limited liability partnership
(b) (Registered 10 December 2014)
8. Land and Property
Half share in a house in Edinburgh, from which rental income is derived. (Registered 29 June 2011)
(a) 100MPH Events Ltd (event management).
Unremunerated director of Foundation of Hearts, a consortium of supporters purchasing a controlling interest in Heart of Midlothian Football Club
. (Registered 6 November 2013; updated 7 January 2015)
Unremunerated director of Heart of Midlothian Football Club plc (Registered 10 June 2014)
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