Andrew Murrison

Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development)

Conservative MP for South West Wiltshire

@murrisonMP https://facebook.com/andrew.murrison

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 hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Pakistan: Capital Punishment 31 Jul 2019

    The Counter Terrorism Associated Prosecutorial Reform Initiative programme does not manage cases through the Anti-Terrorism Courts in Pakistan. The programme supports the reform of the criminal justice system and the Government is confident it has been delivered in a way that is consistent with our opposition to the death penalty. All our capacity building work is carefully considered...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Pakistan: Counter-terrorism 31 Jul 2019

    The Counter Terrorism Associated Prosecutorial Reform Initiative programme does not manage cases through the Anti-Terrorism Courts in Pakistan. The programme supports the reform of the criminal justice system and the Government is confident it has been delivered in a way that is consistent with our opposition to the death penalty. All our capacity building work is carefully considered using...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Abdullatif Nasser 31 Jul 2019

    The case relating to NASSER is a matter for the US and Moroccan authorities. The British Government’s long-standing position remains that the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay should close.

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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: Influenza

Currently held offices

  • Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development) (since 9 May 2019)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)
  • 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: 29 Jul 2019.

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 July 2018, received £1,681.75. Hours: 40 hrs. (Registered 23 August 2018)
31 Aug 2018, received £4,010.32. Hours: 112 hrs. (Registered 06 September 2018)
30 September 2018, received £133.29. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 02 October 2018)
30 November 2018, received £57.97. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 19 December 2018)
31 January 2019, received £4,948.27. Hours: 150 hrs. (Registered 25 February 2019)
28 February 2019, received £593.79. Hours: 16 hrs. (Registered 08 March 2019)
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)
Payments from ComRes of 4 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA, for surveys:
26 June 2018, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 12 July 2018)
14 August 2018, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 30 August 2018)
29 August 2018, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 10 September 2018)
27 October 2018, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 05 November 2018)
17 December 2018, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 07 January 2019)
16 May 2019, received £150 for surveys in February and March 2019. Hours: 1 hr in total. (Registered 20 May 2019)
Payments from Eden and Partners, 50 Broadway, London SW1H 0RG:
13 September 2018, received £700 for taking part in two symposia for healthcare professionals. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 18 September 2018)
19 November 2018, received £350 for taking part in a symposium for healthcare professionals. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 26 November 2018)
6 January 2019, received £350 for taking part in a symposium for healthcare professionals. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 07 January 2019)
12 January 2019, received £400 for taking part in a symposium for healthcare professionals. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 24 January 2019)
18 March 2019, received £350 for taking part in a training session. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 18 March 2019)
5 May 2019, received £350 for taking part in a symposium. Hours: 1 hr 45 mins. (Registered 07 May 2019)
Payments received from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for opinion surveys:
19 December 2018, received £200. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 07 January 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)

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