Sheryll Murray

MP, South East Cornwall

South East Cornwall Conservative

Sheryll Murray campaigned to leave the European Union

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Sheryll Murray’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Sheryll Murray’s votes.

  • Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes

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Sheryll Murray has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 27 Oct 2016

    Will the Leader of the House provide me with some guidance as to the best way that my constituents can get value for money from their local council? It was reported this week that that council had spent 750 million on traffic consultants in four months; on top of that, it has wasted a lot of money on a very expensive bus lane that lasted for only 21 days, painted double yellow lines...
  • Leaving the EU: UK Tourism 12 Oct 2016

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Howarth. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Mid Worcestershire (Nigel Huddleston) on securing time for Members to discuss this important matter. As he and the Minister will be aware, I campaigned wholeheartedly for the UK to leave the European Union. Tourism is close to my heart as my constituency is, in my opinion, the most...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: General Practitioners: Insurance 15 Sep 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment his Department has made of the effect on general practitioners of the affordability of personal medical indemnity.

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Conservative MP for South East Cornwall

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


Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Defence
  • Health
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Transport
  • Fisheries: White Fish
  • Common Fisheries Policy
  • Fisheries
  • Special Areas of Conservation
  • Libya: Armed Conflict

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (5 Nov 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 3 Dec 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 24 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Sheryll Murray’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 13 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 92.38% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 109 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Looe Conservative Ladies Luncheon Club
Address of donor: Old Barbican Cottage, Barbican Hill, Looe, Cornwall PL13 1DZ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: members’ association

(Registered 26 May 2016)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: The British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE)
Address of donor: 3 Soho Square, London, W1D 3HD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets for Awards Night; value £500

Date received: 9 June 2016

Date accepted: 9 June 2016

Donor status: company, registration number 01525485

(Registered 13 June 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Cyprus House of Representatives
Address of donor: House of Representatives, 1402 Nicosia, Cyprus

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): transport and accommodation for me and a member of staff; £810.30

Destination of visit: Cyprus

Date of visit: 11 - 15 November 2015

Purpose of visit: UK Conservative Friends of Cyprus Parliamentary Delegation to examine the Cyprus Problem

(Registered 10 December 2015)
Name of donor: HM Government of Gibraltar
Address of donor: 150 Strand, London WC2R 1JA

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): airfare and accommodation for me and member of staff with a value of £1,270

Destination of visit: Gibraltar

Date of visit: 8-11 September 2016

Purpose of visit: Fact finding visit following Brexit and to support them on their National Day.

(Registered 30 September 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in South East Cornwall. The property is owned by a trust of which I am a beneficiary: (i) and (ii). (Registered 06 January 2012)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my partner, Mr Robert Davidson, as Office Manager.

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