Ian Murray

Former MP, Edinburgh South

Edinburgh South Labour

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Former Labour MP for Edinburgh South

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election

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Topics of interest

Ian Murray campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • HM Treasury
  • Home Office
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Employment Tribunals Service
  • Royal Mail
  • Social Security Benefits: Scotland
  • Asylum: Housing
  • Land Registry

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (5 Sep 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Public Accounts Commission (4 Nov 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland (8 May 2015 to 26 Jun 2016)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (7 Oct 2011 to 8 May 2015)
  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (2 Nov 2010 to 24 Oct 2011)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 10 Dec 2012)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 24 Oct 2011)

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  • Has spoken in 62 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Ian Murray’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 158 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 69.16% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 105 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 333 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments received from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA. All fees paid direct to community organisations unless otherwise stated. (Updated 22 December 2016)
9 March 2016, payment of £50 for survey taken in March 2016. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 22 December 2016)
9 May 2016, payment of £75 for survey taken in February 2016. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 22 December 2016)
12 October 2016, payment of £75 for survey taken in June 2016. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 22 December 2016)
25 October 2016, payment of £75 paid to Edinburgh Southern Labour Party for survey taken in Aug/Sep 2016. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 22 December 2016)
9 December 2016, payment of £75 paid to Edinburgh Southern Labour Party for survey taken in October 2016. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 22 December 2016)
16 December 2016, payment of £50. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 22 December 2016)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for completing surveys. All fees paid to charity or community organisations. (Registered 22 December 2016)
18 February 2016, payment of £30. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 22 December 2016)
30 March 2016, payment of £20. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 22 December 2016)
16 May 2016, payment of £80. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 22 December 2016)
23 June 2016, payment of £40. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 22 December 2016)
10 August 2016, payment of £80. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 22 December 2016)
25 November 2016, payment of £60. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 22 December 2016)
15 December 2016, payment of £60. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 22 December 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Half share in a house in Edinburgh: (i) and (ii). (Registered 29 June 2011)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
100MPH Events Ltd (event management).
8. Miscellaneous
Unremunerated director of Foundation of Hearts, a consortium of supporters purchasing a controlling interest in Heart of Midlothian Football Club. (Registered 6 November 2013; updated 7 January 2015)
Unremunerated director of Heart of Midlothian Football Club plc. (Registered 10 June 2014)

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