Elaine Murray MSP Dumfriesshire, Labour, Scottish Labour Shadow Minister for Justice


Elaine Murray

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

    Deputy Minister for Tourism, Culture and Sport 2001-03; Scottish Labour: Shadow Minister for Enterprise 2007-08, Spokesperson for the Environment 2008-11, Shadow Minister for: Rural Affairs and the Environment 2011, Housing and Transport 2011-13, Community Safety and Legal Affairs 2013-15, Justice 2015-.
  • Scottish Parliamentary Committee

    Justice Sub-committee on Policing; Justice.
  • Electoral history

    MSP for Dumfries constituency 1999-2011, and for Dumfriesshire constituency since 5 May 2011.
  • Political interests

    Science, rural issues, voluntary sector, environment.
  • All party groups (office-holding)

    Civil Nuclear Energy Group: Secretary 2006-07, Convener 2007-11; Convener Science and Technology Group 2007-11, 2012-; Deputy Convener Animal Welfare Group 2007-12; Life Sciences Group: Convener 2008-11, Deputy Convener 2011-; Deputy Convener Older People, Age and Ageing Group 2011-13; Convener Rural Policy Group 2011-13.
  • Countries of interest


Election record for Dumfriesshire, 05 May 2011

Party Percentage of votes
Labour 39.58%
Conservative 29.68%
Scottish National Party 26.29%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Murray, Elaine Labour 12,624 39.58
Dykes, Gillian Conservative 9,468 29.68
Orr, Aileen Scottish National Party 8,384 26.29
Brodie, Richard Liberal Democrat 1,419 4.45
Majority 3,156 votes
Electorate 59,716
Turnout (31,895) 53.41%

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