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Andrew Murrison

MP, South West Wiltshire

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South West Wiltshire Conservative

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.

However, Andrew Murrison sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Andrew Murrison generally voted against the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs almost always voted for. Show votes
  • Andrew Murrison generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Andrew Murrison generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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

Andrew Murrison has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 13 Jun 2018

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House: Issue of sum out of the Consolidated Fund for the year ending 31 March 2019 and appropriation of that sum 9 Jul 2018

    I congratulate my right hon. Friend on his amendments, but does he agree that we need to tread very carefully, as there are important principles of law here? Our armed forces do not want to be aside from or above the law; they uphold the law. Does he also agree that under the military covenant our armed forces must suffer no disadvantage—that is the test—but that in that important...
  • Sustainable Fisheries 4 Jul 2018

    We will need a growing and sustainable workforce if we are to land more of our own fish, yet approximately half those who undertake the difficult and poorly paid work done by crew on board fishing vessels are from outside the British Isles. What will be done to ensure that we have the workforce that we will need to rely on if we are to land more of our own fish?
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Nato 20 Jun 2018

    Nobody doubts the hon. Lady’s commitment to our armed forces and to NATO, but her leader has one signal virtue, consistency—it is a virtue in a politician. He has not changed his mind on anything since the 1970s. What then are we to make of an individual who only six years ago said that NATO was a “danger to world peace” and that it was “a major problem”?

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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
  • Armed Forces: Health Services
  • Armed Forces: Influenza

Currently held offices

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 6 Nov 2017)
  • Chair, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (since 12 Jul 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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 and Technology Committee (Commons) (16 Jul 2001 to 17 Jul 2005)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jul 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
Surgeon Commander Royal Naval Reserve, HMS President, St Katherine’s Dock, London. (Updated 15 January 2014 and 2 October 2015)
28 Feb 2018, received £1,423.02. Hours: 40 hrs. (Registered 13 March 2018)
30 April 2018, received £6,403. Hours: 180 hrs. (Registered 03 May 2018)
31 March 2018, received £1,164.30. Hours: 32 hrs. (Registered 04 June 2018)
Payments from ComRes of 4 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA, for surveys:
25 February 2017, received £100. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 19 September 2017)
14 June 2017, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 19 September 2017)
16 September 2017, received £150. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 19 September 2017)
7 October 2017, received £150. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 09 October 2017)
23 November 2017, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 27 November 2017)
5 January 2018, received £100. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 30 April 2018)
2 February 2018, received £100. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 30 April 2018)
14 March 2018, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 30 April 2018)
16 April 2018, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 30 April 2018)
22 May 2018, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 25 May 2018)
Payments from Eden and Partners, 50 Broadway, London SW1H 0RG:
2 October 2017, received £700 for taking part in two symposia for healthcare professionals. Hours: 2.5 hrs (1 hr 15 mins each). (Registered 29 May 2018)
15 May 2018, received £700 for taking part in two symposia for healthcare professionals. Hours: 2.5 hrs (1 hr 15 mins each). (Registered 29 May 2018)
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 and field in Wiltshire: (i).
8. Miscellaneous
I participated in the Wiltshire Festival of Engineering and Manufacturing organised by a colleague and held in Trowbridge on 3 November 2017. This was supported by donations from Anthony Best Dynamics Ltd, James Dyson Foundation, Tulip Ltd, Siemens Rail Automation, EDF Nuclear Generation Ltd and Airbus Operations Ltd. (Registered 12 January 2018)
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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