Ian Murray

MP, Edinburgh South

Edinburgh South Labour

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How Ian Murray voted
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  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VAT Source
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Ian Murray hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Backbench Business: Devolution and the Union 20 Nov 2014

    It is always a great pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Na h-Eileanan an Iar (Mr MacNeil). I am surprised he has been able to speak in this debate, because he has been telling everyone that the SNP was restricted to one speaker. As I understand it, he actually applied to speak some time ago. Perhaps we can get a bit of reality into these debates, because they are incredibly important. I...
  • Backbench Business: Devolution and the Union 20 Nov 2014

    I am happy to give way to the hon. Gentleman, but only if he makes a relevant point, not a frivolous one, as he has been doing.
  • Backbench Business: Devolution and the Union 20 Nov 2014

    I knew that would be a waste of an intervention. Many Scottish Members want to speak, but the behaviour of the SNP today has been appalling. I wish it would engage with this issue. People want politicians elected to represent them to talk about the things they tell us about, and we have listened to the Scottish people. SNP Members might not believe it, but it was a no vote; their own leader...

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Labour MP for Edinburgh South

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Justice
  • Treasury
  • Scotland
  • 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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Nov 2014.

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)
Unremunerated director of Heart of Midlothian Football Club plc (Registered 10 June 2014)

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