Ian Murray

Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland

Labour MP for Edinburgh South

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An Elected House of Lords

The House of Lords is the upper house of the UK Parliament. There have been votes on moving away from a position where members of the House of Lords are either appointed or have inherited their seats to a system where members are elected.

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Ian Murray consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

Key votes about a wholly elected House of Lords:

  • On 19 Oct 2016: Ian Murray voted against reducing the number of MPs but for reducing the number of members of the House of Lords. Show vote
  • On 10 Jul 2012: Ian Murray voted in favour of reforming the House of Lords, introducing 15 year terms for most members and introducing an elected element. Show vote
  • On 23 Jun 2011: Ian Murray was absent for a vote on Establishment of Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) Show vote

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