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Andrew Murrison

Conservative MP for South West Wiltshire


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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.

Recent appearances

  • Victims of the Troubles: Payment Scheme 4 Jun 2020

    I commend the Government for the progress that they have made on this matter. I draw the Minister’s attention to the forthcoming report by Mr William Shawcross. Can he say how much tax has been received by Her Majesty’s Government on transactions involving Gaddafi-related frozen assets? Does he agree that it is morally questionable for the Treasury to be benefiting from those assets...
  • Abortion Regulations: Northern Ireland 4 Jun 2020

    I congratulate the right hon. Member for Lagan Valley (Sir Jeffrey M. Donaldson) on securing this urgent question. He knows that I agree with him on most things, but I respectfully disagree with him on this. Does the Minister agree that the laws we had to pass here in July and the regulations and framework that his Department has produced better align Northern Ireland with the rest of the...
  • Covid-19: Aviation 3 Jun 2020

    The Minister must have made an economic assessment of the effects of quarantine. Does she accept that there is no point in quarantining people coming from countries with a relatively low disease burden to the UK? If she does, which European countries specifically has she in mind for quarantine, since pretty much all of them have a lower disease burden than the United Kingdom?

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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

Other offices held in the past

  • 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 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: 26 May 2020.

1. Employment and earnings
Surgeon Commander Royal Naval Reserve, HMS President, St Katherine’s Dock, London. (Updated 15 January 2014 and 2 October 2015)
31 May 2019, received £193.38. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 10 June 2019)
30 April 2019, received bounty payment of £1,810 for completing annual training commitment. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 20 June 2019)
31 August 2019, received £1,117.04. Hours: 26 hrs. (Registered 02 September 2019)
30 September 2019, received £490.66. Hours: 16 hrs. (Registered 09 October 2019)
31 October 2019, received £6,449.34. Hours: 172 hrs. (Registered 30 December 2019)
30 November 2019, received £611. Hours: 16 hrs. (Registered 30 December 2019)
30 April 2020, received £1,792.44. Hours: 54 hrs. (Registered 20 May 2020)
30 April 2020, received a bonus payment of £1,862. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 20 May 2020)
Payments from ComRes of 4 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA, for surveys:
16 May 2019, received £150 for surveys in February and March 2019. Hours: 1 hr in total. (Registered 20 May 2019)
1 November 2019, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. Fee donated to charity. (Registered 06 January 2020)
28 November 2019, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. Fee donated to charity. (Registered 06 January 2020)
Payments from Eden and Partners, 50 Broadway, London SW1H 0RG:
5 May 2019, received £350 for taking part in a symposium. Hours: 1 hr 45 mins. (Registered 07 May 2019)
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).
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Jennifer Murrison, as part-time Senior Caseworker. (Updated 29 June 2015)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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