Ian Murray

MP, Edinburgh South

Edinburgh South Labour

Ian Murray campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Ian Murray’s voting in Parliament

Ian Murray is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Ian Murray’s votes.

  • Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Ian Murray’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Ian Murray’s full vote analysis page for more.

Ian Murray has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Post-study Work Schemes — [Andrew Rosindell in the Chair] 8 Dec 2016

    I thank you for calling me to speak, Mr Rosindell, particularly as I had not indicated in advance that I wanted to do so. However, I believe we have time available for the debate until 3 o’clock, so I appreciate being called. It is a great pleasure to serve under your chairmanship. I commend the Chair of the Scottish Affairs Committee, the hon. Member for Perth and North Perthshire...
  • Post-study Work Schemes — [Andrew Rosindell in the Chair] 8 Dec 2016

    They are not getting those salaries, though, are they? If they were, we would be complaining about that preventing people from entering the workplace. There is always a reason for having figures. All we are asking—this is all the report said—is for the Government to look at having a little bit of flexibility on whether 20,800 is the right figure for a salary. I understand...
  • Post-study Work Schemes — [Andrew Rosindell in the Chair] 8 Dec 2016

    I am grateful to the Chair of the Select Committee for giving way. He will recall that one of the key parts of the evidence that the Committee heard was Scottish universities themselves saying that when they take on some postgraduate employees, they do not pay them 20,800 a year. Even they are not able to retain the very best of the staff they train.

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Profile

Labour MP for Edinburgh South

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • HM Treasury
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Home Office
  • Justice
  • Employment Tribunals Service
  • Royal Mail
  • Land Registry
  • Social Security Benefits: Scotland
  • Minimum Wage

Currently held offices

  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (since 31 Oct 2016)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (since 5 Sep 2016)
  • Member, Public Accounts Commission (since 4 Nov 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Dec 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments received from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA.
7 July 2015, £75 for participation in survey during May 2015. Payment donated to local school. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 28 January 2016)
7 July 2015, £75 for participation in a second survey during May 2015. Payment donated to local school. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 28 January 2016)
23 October 2015, £75 for participation in survey during September 2015. Payment donated to local school. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 28 January 2016)
18 December 2015, £75 for participation in survey during October 2015. Payment donated to local school. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 28 January 2016)
Payments from Populus, Northburgh House, 10 Northburgh Street, London EC1V 0AT for participation in opinion surveys. (All fees paid to local organisation.)
26 June 2015, received £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 18 December 2015)
23 July 2015, received £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 18 December 2015)
31 July 2015, received £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 18 December 2015)
1 October 2015, received £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 18 December 2015)
19 October 2015, received £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 18 December 2015)
27 October 2015, received £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 18 December 2015)
9 December 2015, received £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 18 December 2015)
5 February 2016, payment of £200 from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing a survey in December 2015. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to Edinburgh South Labour Party. (Registered 05 February 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)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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