Rt Hon Jim Murphy MP

Rt Hon Jim Murphy MP

Constituency

East Renfrewshire

Party

Labour

Address as

Mr Murphy

Contact details

Constituency

Suite 4, 1 Spiersbridge Way, Thornliebank, Glasgow, G46 8NG
Tel: 0141 620 6310

Parliamentary

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 4615
Fax: 020 7219 5657
jimmurphymp@parliament.uk

Web & Social media

Biography

Electoral history

Post Date
Member for East Renfrewshire 2005-
Member for Eastwood 1997-05

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Shadow Secretary of State for International Development 2013-14
Shadow Secretary of State for Defence 2010-13
Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland 2010-10
Secretary of State for Scotland 2008-10
Minister of State (Europe) 2007-08
Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions) (Work) 2006-07
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Cabinet Office) 2005-06
Lord Commissioner (HM Treasury) (Whip) 2003-05
Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) 2002-03

Select committees

Post House Date
Public Accounts Committee Commons 1999-01

Political interests

Economy, employment, international affairs, defence, consumer issues, sport

Countries of interest

Southern Africa, Middle East

General Election 2010 General Election - East Renfrewshire

Name Party Votes Share Change
Murphy, Jim Lab 25987 50.77% 6.9%
Cook, Richard Con 15567 30.42% 0.5%
MacDonald, Gordon LD 4720 9.22% -9.0%
Archer, Gordon SNP 4535 8.86% 2.0%
Mackay, Donald UKIP 372 0.73%
Majority 10420 20.36%
Turnout 51181 77.26%
Electorate 66249
Result Lab Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.