How Ian Murray voted
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Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
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Ian Murray hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
I know that time is short, and I appreciate the time the right hon. Gentleman has spent at the Dispatch Box this week re-emphasising that the vow and the timetable are on track, but will he at least acknowledge that the Prime Minister’s clumsy, inappropriate and highly political speech on the morning after the referendum has opened up the door for these kinds of questions to be asked?...
The Secretary of State at the Dispatch Box and many Opposition Members continue to repeat that the timetable is on track, but the nationalists keep putting it about that it has been broken. Why does the Secretary of State think that is, and what does he think we can do about it?
Hundreds of my constituents have contacted me expressing their horror at what is happening in Gaza, and I share that horror. This is—yet again—a disproportionate response from Israel. Does the Prime Minister agree that the collective punishment of the Palestinians, which has seen many hundreds die, including many dozens of children, is disproportionate and a war crime? People...
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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
- Post Offices
- Minimum Wage
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)
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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 13 Oct 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).
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)
Unremunerated director of Heart of Midlothian Football Club plc (Registered 10 June 2014)
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