Ian Murray

MP, Edinburgh South

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Edinburgh South Labour

Ian Murray’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 4 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Pension Equality for Women 14 Dec 2017

    I pay tribute to my hon. Friend for all his work on the issue. As he says, a lot of WASPI campaigners are listening to the debate in the Gallery, so does he think that this would be an opportune time for the Minister to apologise for the crass remark he made in Westminster Hall that WASPI women could get modern apprenticeships?
  • Foreign Affairs Committee 14 Dec 2017

    I pay tribute to my right hon. Friend the Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee for the way in which he has chaired the Committee in his first few months in that position, and, indeed, the Minister for the candid way in which he presented the case of the UK Government when he gave evidence to the Committee. Does my hon. Friend the Chair of the Committee agree that this again shows the...
  • Business of the House 14 Dec 2017

    Last night, we had the unedifying sight of a Minister frantically coming to the Dispatch Box to give concessions to his own Back-Benchers to push through Government policy. In last week’s debates on the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, many Government Back Benchers said that clause 11 was deficient, but amendments were not tabled. May we have a statement or debate on when the...

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Labour MP for Edinburgh South

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

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Topics of interest

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

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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 75 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Ian Murray’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 111 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 87.67% 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 — 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 373 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Dec 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments received from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA. All fees paid direct to community organisations unless otherwise stated.
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.
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)
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing surveys.
27 February 2017, payment of £200. Hours: 45 mins. Fee paid direct to a community organisation. (Registered 03 October 2017)
29 September 2017, payment of £200. Hours: 45 mins. Fee paid direct to Edinburgh South Labour Party. (Registered 03 October 2017)
8 August 2017, payment of £200. Hours: 45 mins. Fee paid direct to Edinburgh South Labour Party. (Registered 10 November 2017)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Community Trade Union
Address of donor: 465 Caledonian Rd, London N7

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 03 July 2017)
Name of donor: USDAW Trade Union
Address of donor: 188 Wilmslow Road, Fallowfield, Manchester, M14 6LJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 03 July 2017)
Name of donor: USDAW Trade Union
Address of donor: 188 Wilmslow Road, Fallowfield, Manchester, M14 6LJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 03 July 2017)
Name of donor: Mary Hughes
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 04 July 2017)
Name of donor: Lord Matthew Oakeshott
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 04 July 2017)
Name of donor: Ghill Donald
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 04 July 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Government of the Republic of China - Taiwan
Address of donor: Taipei Representative Office in the UK, 50 Grosvenor Gardens, Belgravia, London SW1W 0EB

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Return flights London-Taipei £3,355; accommodation £1,230.77; domestic travel in Taiwan £183.76; food and drink £512.82; total £5,282.35

Destination of visit: Republic of China (Taiwan)

Dates of visit: 29 July – 5 August 2017

Purpose of visit: All Party Parliamentary Taiwan Group delegation to discuss political, trade and cultural links between the United Kingdom and Taiwan.

(Registered 06 September 2017)
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)
From May 2017, half share in a flat in London: (i) and (ii). (Registered 20 June 2017)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
100MPH Events Ltd (event management).

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