How Ian Murray voted
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Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Source
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Ian Murray hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
Pelamis Wave Power in Edinburgh has gone into administration with the potential loss of 50 jobs. It is tragic not only because those jobs are lost but because this company comprised the leading experts in wave technology in the world. May we have an urgent statement on what the Government might be able to do—in conjunction, of course, with the Scottish Government—to support...
If staff in my office are watching this exchange, may I say to the person assigned to give me a “secret Santa” gift that I would prefer not to receive the Minister’s book? We know that corruption can do huge harm. The cost of corruption in Africa has been estimated at £100 billion and the EU estimates that the cost to Europe is £120 billion a year, much of it...
It is a great pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Ms Dorries. I pay tribute to the right hon. Member for North East Hampshire (Mr Arbuthnot) for securing this debate. I cannot believe that this is his first Adjournment debate after 28 years of distinguished service in the House. It is probably better late than never given the content of his speech. I wish him well when he goes on to...
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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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 8 Dec 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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