Murrison was born in 1961 in Colchester and raised in Harwich, Essex.
He studied medicine at Bristol (MD, MB CHB) and public health at
Hughes Hall, Cambridge (DPH). Dr Murrison served for 18 years
as a Medical Officer in the Royal Navy leaving in October 2000 as
a Surgeon Commander. He was recalled in 2003 to serve
for the West Wiltshire constituency of Westbury in September 2000,
he was elected in June 2001. In November 2003 he was appointed
to the Conservative front bench as a health spokesman. In
July 2007 he was appointed to the Conservative front bench as a
defence spokesman. Andrew was re-elected for the new constituency of South West Wiltshire in May 2010 and since the election has been Parliamentary Private Secretary to Secretary of State for Health.
In May 2010 he was asked by the Prime Minister to review and make recommendation on healthcare for members of the Service community. The principal recommendation in the subsequent reports 'Fighting Fit' and 'A Better Deal for Military Amputees' are now being rolled out by the government. In November 2011 Andrew was appointed by the Prime Minister as his Special Representative for the Great War Centenary Commemorations.
In September 2012 Andrew became the Minister for International Security Strategy.
Murrison is married to Jenny, a physiotherapist. The
couple live near Warminster with their five daughters.
make an appointment to see Andrew at one of his regular constituency
surgeries, please call 01225 358584 or email: