Ian Murray

MP, Edinburgh South

Edinburgh South Labour

Ian Murray’s voting in Parliament

Ian Murray is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Ian Murray’s votes.

  • Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Ian Murray’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Ian Murray’s full vote analysis page for more.

Ian Murray hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Revised Fiscal Framework 10 Feb 2016

    Mr Speaker, I join you in congratulating Andy Murray and Kim Sears on the birth of their baby daughter. However, their baby daughter might be winning Wimbledon by the time we get a deal on the fiscal framework. The UK and Scottish Governments have now been negotiating it for more than six months, which is longer than it took to negotiate the Scotland Bill itself, longer than it took to strike...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Revised Fiscal Framework 10 Feb 2016

    The Secretary of State says that he will not provide a running commentary on the fiscal framework, yet both Governments are providing exactly that. The respected economist Anton Muscatelli has said of the fiscal framework: “I do not understand why it should be such a huge stumbling block.” The constitutional expert Jim Gallagher has said: “This fiscal framework is an...
  • Written Answers — Scotland Office: Asylum 10 Feb 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, pursuant to the Answer of 20 January 2016 to Question 22198, on asylum, what the (a) dates, (b) minutes and (c) outcomes were of the discussions referred to in that answer.

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Profile

Labour MP for Edinburgh South

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • HM Treasury
  • Justice
  • Treasury
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Employment Tribunals Service
  • Royal Mail
  • Land Registry
  • Minimum Wage
  • Post Offices

Currently held offices

  • Member, Public Accounts Commission (since 4 Nov 2015)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland (since 8 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (7 Oct 2011 to 8 May 2015)
  • 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: 14 Dec 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments received from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA.
£75 for participation in October 2014 survey. Payment donated to local charity. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 04 December 2014)
£75 for participation in November 2014 survey. Payment donated to local organisation. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 26 February 2015)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Pricewaterhouse Coopers
Address of donor: 1 Embankment Place, London WC1N 6RM

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

Date of receipt: 10 November 2014

Date of acceptance: 10 November2014

Donor status: limited liability partnership

(Registered 10 December 2014)
Name of donor: USDAW
Address of donor: Usdaw Central Office, 188 Wilmslow Road, Manchester M14 6LJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 08 June 2015)
Name of donor: Community
Address of donor: Head Office, 465c Caledonian Road, Lower Holloway, London, N7 9GX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 08 June 2015)
Name of donor: Unite
Address of donor: Unite House, 128 Theobald’s Road, Holborn, London, WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Printing and mailing costs valued at £1,863.25

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 08 June 2015)
Name of donor: Glen Bramley
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 08 June 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Half share in a house in Edinburgh: (i) and (ii) (Registered 29 June 2011)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
100MPH Events Ltd (event management).
8. Miscellaneous
Unremunerated director of Foundation of Hearts, a consortium of supporters purchasing a controlling interest in Heart of Midlothian Football Club (Updated 7 January 2015). (Registered 06 November 2013)
Unremunerated director of Heart of Midlothian Football Club plc. (Registered 10 June 2014)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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