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

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

Last updated: 18 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Leaving the EU: Cross-border Trade 7 Feb 2018

    The voice of Wales and Scotland is being heard loud and clear in the current Brexit negotiations. That of Northern Ireland most certainly is not, because of the impasse. In answer to Questions 4 and 5, the Secretary of State will no doubt say that the solution is the restoration of the Executive, but if the Executive is not restored, what will she do to make sure the voice of Northern Ireland...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 7 Feb 2018

    The Royal Marines are the most adaptable of our elite infantry. They are central to our amphibious capability and provide much of our special forces. Does the Prime Minister agree that reducing them further at this stage would be inconsistent with this Government’s strong record on defence and security?
  • Modernising Defence Programme 25 Jan 2018

    There is real logic in separating out the security and defence reviews that the Secretary of State has referred to, but going forward, things such as cyber, intel, asymmetric warfare and drones will touch on both security and defence. How will he distinguish Sir Mark Sedwill’s review from the one that he has announced and will lead?

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Profile

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: 5 Feb 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)
2 May 2017, received £1,088.68. Hours: 32 hrs. (Registered 09 June 2017)
Payments from ComRes, Downside Bridge Road, Cobham KT113EP, 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)
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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