Sheryll Murray

MP, South East Cornwall

South East Cornwall Conservative

Sheryll Murray’s voting in Parliament

Sheryll Murray is a Conservative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of Sheryll Murray’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Generally voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes

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

Sheryll Murray never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Common Fisheries Policy (Reform) — [Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] 10 Sep 2015

    The hon. Lady is basing her remarks on her area. Does she agree that many of the long-distance fishing vessels in her area fell on hard times due to the loss of access to fishing opportunities in the waters around Iceland?
  • Common Fisheries Policy (Reform) — [Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] 10 Sep 2015

    Mr. Walker, I know that you have an interest in the angling fraternity, as well as the fishing industry, and it is a delight to be serving under you. I congratulate the right hon. Member for Orkney and Shetland (Mr Carmichael) on securing the debate. He has been involved in fisheries for a long time, although not quite as long as I have. When he sums up, I hope that he will reassure me that...
  • Common Fisheries Policy (Reform) — [Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] 10 Sep 2015

    My hon. Friend has served the fishing industry in this place and, I believe, as a member—I believe as chairman—of the fisheries committee in the European Parliament. He served them well. Of course we are not saying that we should tell all foreign fishermen not to come into our waters. We should allow fishermen from other member states limited access, but on our terms. In 2003 it...

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Conservative MP for South East Cornwall

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

Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Defence
  • Health
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Transport
  • Common Fisheries Policy
  • Fisheries
  • Special Areas of Conservation
  • Libya: Armed Conflict
  • Merlin Helicopters

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (5 Nov 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 3 Dec 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 17 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 94.52% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 82 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 28 Sep 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: Torpoint Conservative Club
Address of donor: 30 Macey St, Torpoint, PL11 2AH

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: members’ association

(Registered 22 September 2014)
Name of donor: Sir Tim Rice
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 31 October 2014)
Name of donor: OGN Group
Address of donor: OGN House, Hadrian Way, Wallsend NE28 6HL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: company, registration 06390883

(Registered 17 December 2014)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: HM Government of Gibraltar
Address of donor: 150 Strand, London, WC2R 1JA

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): airfare and accommodation, £915

Destination of visit: Gibraltar

Date of visit: 8-11 September 2014

Purpose of visit: to attend National Day celebrations.

(Registered 08 October 2014)
Name of donor: Taipei Representative Office in the UK
Address of donor: 50 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): airfare and accommodation for me and a member of staff; £3,250

Destination of visit: Taiwan

Date of visit: 26 July - 1 August 2015

Purpose of visit: UK Parliamentary Delegation from the Taiwan APPG

(Registered 07 September 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in South East Cornwall. The property is owned by a trust of which I am a beneficiary: (i) and (ii) (Registered 06 January 2012)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my partner, Mr Robert Davidson, as Office Manager.

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