Andrew Murrison

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

Conservative MP for South West Wiltshire


Andrew Murrison’s voting in Parliament

Andrew Murrison is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: War Widows: Lump Sum Payments 5 Jun 2023

    There is nothing we can do to bring a loved one back, and no amount of money will ever change that. This payment is not intended to put a value on a widow’s loss. But this is a meaningful amount in recognition that remarriage or cohabiting with a new partner does not erase the bereavement. The rules for this recognition payment include that it is taxable. This was taken into consideration...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Reserve Forces: Finance 5 Jun 2023

    The Ministry of Defence does not allocate any funding specifically for the purpose of entertaining Reservist employers. However, Reserve Forces and Cadets Associations (RFCAs) and Defence Relationship Management (DRM) do run a number of events both nationally and regionally at which hospitality is offered, including buffet lunches and hot/cold drinks as appropriate. This ranges from formal...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Recruitment 25 May 2023

    Joint Service Publication 950 Leaflet 6-7-7 (JSP 950 Lft 6-7-7) provides a framework for the medical assessment of potential recruits and Serving personnel. I attach a copy. Fitness to serve may be dependent on several medical conditions. An individual's final grading is determined by using the extensive content in JSP 950 Lft 6-7-7 combined with the judgement of occupational medicine...

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Conservative MP for South West Wiltshire

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

Also represented Westbury

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Topics of interest

Andrew Murrison campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Health
  • Defence
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Justice
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Armed Forces: Housing
  • Dentistry
  • Influenza
  • Tuberculosis
  • Armed Forces: Health Services

Currently held offices

  • Member, Veterans Advisory and Pensions Committees Bill (since 8 Mar 2023)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence (since 30 Oct 2022)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Select Committee on the Armed Forces Bill (25 Feb 2021 to 1 Mar 2021)
  • Member, Select Committee on the Armed Forces Bill (25 Feb 2021 to 1 Mar 2021)
  • Member, Select Committee on the Armed Forces Bill (22 Feb 2021 to 22 Feb 2021)
  • Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development) (9 May 2019 to 13 Feb 2020)
  • Member, Liaison Committee Sub-committee on the effectiveness and influence of the select committee system (13 Feb 2019 to 15 May 2019)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (6 Nov 2017 to 15 May 2019)
  • Chair, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2017 to 15 May 2019)
  • Chair, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2017 to 15 May 2019)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (30 Nov 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Draft Investigatory Powers Bill (Joint Committee) (5 Nov 2015 to 11 Feb 2016)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office) (15 Jul 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence (6 Sep 2012 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Shadow Minister (Defence) (3 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Health) (10 Nov 2003 to 3 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Science, Innovation and Technology Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 17 Jul 2005)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 May 2023.

1. Employment and earnings
Surgeon Commander Royal Naval Reserve, HMS President, St Katherine’s Dock, London. (Updated 15 January 2014 and 2 October 2015)
30 April 2022, received £1,899 as a bonus payment for completing annual training. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 03 May 2022)
30 April 2022, received £1,830.20. Hours: 60 hrs. (Registered 03 May 2022)
31 May 2022, received £203.13. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 13 June 2022)
30 June 2022, received £677.22. Hours: 10 hrs. (Registered 04 July 2022)
31 July 2022, received £1,015.68. Hours: 26 hrs. (Registered 09 August 2022)
31 August 2022, received £420.59. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 21 September 2022)
31 October 2022, received £632.27. Hours: 18 hrs. (Registered 07 November 2022)
30 November 2022, received £2,669. Hours: 68 hrs. (Registered 05 December 2022)
31 January 2023, received £70.25. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 03 March 2023)
28 February 2023, received £4,074.60. Hours: 108 hrs. (Registered 03 March 2023)
31 March 2023, received £1,967.03. Hours: 56 hrs. (Registered 31 March 2023)
Payments from Eden and Partners, 50 Broadway, London SW1H 0RG:
Payment of £200 expected for participation in a symposium on 10 May 2022. Hours: 1.5 hrs. Fee will be paid direct to charity. (Registered 18 July 2022)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: The Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco to the United Kingdom
Address of donor: 6 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0DH
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and hotel accommodation, approx. value £2,450
Destination of visit: Morocco
Dates of visit: 31 May - 3 June 2022
Purpose of visit: UK Abraham Accords Group Parliamentary Delegation, including meetings with the Foreign Minister, Speaker of the House, the General Confederation of Moroccan Enterprises (CGEM) and visiting a new university, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P).
(Registered 13 June 2022; updated 23 June 2022)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Joint owner, with my wife, of agricultural buildings, field and, as of 28 January 2022, a co-located residential property in Wiltshire: (i) and, from 28 January 2022, (ii). (Updated 28 January 2022)
8. Miscellaneous
From 20 April 2022, a Trustee of the UK Reserve Forces Association, which is part of the MOD and promotes the efficiency of reserve forces by providing opportunities for education, personal development and international experiences. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 11 May 2022)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Jennifer Murrison, as part-time Senior Caseworker. (Updated 29 June 2015)

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