Jim Murphy MP East Renfrewshire, Labour, Leader, Scottish Labour Party


  • Tel 020 7219 4615

  • Email:

  • Website: Jim Murphy website

  • Constituency address

    Suite 4/5, 1 Spiersbridge Way, Thornliebank G46 8NG United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
Jim Murphy

Most spoken phrases

Last updated 3rd Jun 2009

  1. Israeli settlements
  2. Northcote Road shops
  3. Dangerous dogs petition
  4. Clapham Junction tube
  5. Heathrow expansion
  6. Health services
  7. Fly tipping

This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.


  • Born:

  • Positions

    PPS to Helen Liddell as Secretary of State for Scotland 2001-02; Assistant Government Whip 2002-03; Government Whip 2003-05; Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office 2005-06; Minister of State: Department for Work and Pensions (Employment and Welfare Reform) 2006-07, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Europe) 2007-08; Secretary of State for Scotland 2008-10; Shadow Secretary of State for: Scotland 2010, Defence 2010-13, International Development 2013-14.
  • Electoral history

    Member for Eastwood/East Renfrewshire (renamed 2005) since 1 May 1997 general election.
  • Political interests

    Economy, employment, international affairs, defence, consumer issues, sport.
  • Party groups

    Labour Friends of Israel: Vice-chair 1997-2001, Chair 2001-02; Member: Co-operative Party, International – Britain's Global Role Policy Commission; Leader, Scottish Labour 2014-.
  • Countries of interest

    Southern Africa, Middle East.

Election record for East Renfrewshire, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Labour 50.7%
Conservative 30.37%
Liberal Democrat 9.21%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Murphy, Jim Labour 25,987 50.7
Cook, Richard Conservative 15,567 30.37
MacDonald, Gordon Liberal Democrat 4,720 9.21
Archer, Gordon Scottish National Party 4,535 8.85
MacKay, Donald UK Independence Party 372 0.73
Majority 10,420 votes
Electorate 66,249
Turnout (51,258) 77.37%

Registered interests

Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK): Honorary membership of Bonnyton Golf Club for 2009. (Registered 26 February 2009)

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