Andrew Murrison

Conservative MP for South West Wiltshire

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

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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.

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

Recent appearances

  • Foreign National Offender Removal Flights 18 May 2022

    I very much welcome the statement. A successful deportation programme requires co-operative recipients. Will he name and shame those countries who are not engaging with the Government’s deportation programme—in particular, countries such as Iraq, Iran, Eritrea and Sudan—and say what pressure can be brought to bear on them? Will he consider perhaps denying visas to the nationals of those...
  • Points of Order 17 May 2022

    On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. On 3 March, the World Health Organisation’s Inter-governmental Negotiating Body opened talks on securing global arrangements in respect of its management of future pandemics. Given the far-ranging implications of such a thing, and the fact that on 1 August that body will meet again before bringing forward formal proposals, what indication have...
  • Northern Ireland Protocol 17 May 2022

    In the last Parliament, the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee, under my chairmanship, produced a comprehensive set of alternative arrangements that were workable and high-tech and that would erase the need for the current perniciously applied checks that most in this House agree are unnecessary. Given that they would satisfy the EU’s stated objections, why does she think that the EU have...

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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: Influenza
  • Tuberculosis

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

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 May 2022.

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 2021, received £13,696. Hours: 282 hrs. (Registered 24 May 2021)
30 April 2021, received £1,899 as a bonus payment for 2020-21. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 24 May 2021)
31 May 2021, received £5,025.54. Hours: 104 hrs. (Registered 02 June 2021)
31 August 2021, received £1,218.82. Hours: 36 hrs. (Registered 06 September 2021)
30 September 2021, received £203.13. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 07 October 2021)
30 September 2021, received a call out gratuity of £576. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 07 October 2021)
30 November 2021, received £1,759 as a bonus payment for completing annual training. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 02 December 2021)
31 December 2021, received £1,557.38. Hours: 44 hrs. (Registered 04 January 2022)
31 January 2022, received £1,760.51. Hours: 48 hrs. (Registered 15 February 2022)
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)
Payments from Eden and Partners, 50 Broadway, London SW1H 0RG:
23 April 2021, received £300 for participation in an online symposium. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 04 May 2021)
20 September 2021, received £350 for a seminar. Hours: 75 mins. (Registered 21 September 2021)
29 November 2021, payment of £350 for participation in a symposium. Hours: 1.5 hrs. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 29 November 2021)
Payment of £400 expected for a symposium on 17 March 2022. Hours: 1.75 hrs. Fee will be paid direct to charity. (Registered 18 March 2022)
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for surveys. All fees donated directly to charity:
Payment of £275 expected for a survey undertaken on 29 June 2021. Hours: 90 mins. (Registered 05 July 2021)
30 November 2021, payment of £225. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 30 November 2021)
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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