Westminster News

Andrew becomes Middle East Minister

Downing Street has announced that South West Wiltshire MP Andrew Murrison has been appointed Minister of State at the Foreign Office and at the Department for International Development. Dr Murrison is to join the Privy Council. 

Andrew asks PM to ditch incinerators

Andrew Murrison asked Theresa May for a moratorium on new waste incinerators including gasification and pyrolysis plants today at PMQs - starting with the proposed gasification plant that Hills Waste wants to inflict on Westbury.

Andrew calls for moratorium on incinerators

Andrew took part in a debate held today in parliament on waste incineration, intervening to argue that if incinerators or variants like gasification plants of the sort that Hills Waste wants to build in Westbury are permitted at all, they should be sited well away from where people live.

Wiltshire and the Police Funding Settlement

Quizzing Police Minister Nick Hurd in the Commons, South West Wiltshire MP Andrew Murrison welcomed the £161 million extra funds announced today for policing and the increased flexibility to raise money for the police from the local precept.

Northern Ireland Committee Update

What an incredible time to lead the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee! The collapse of the Stormont Executive and the Irish land border issue that is so pivotal to the Brexit negotiations have put NIAC front and centre and required it to work at full tilt.

Andrew meets with European Chief Brexit Negotiator

Accompanied by members of the Northern Ireland Affairs Select Committee, Andrew met with the European Union's Chief Brexit Negotiator, Michel Barnier, yesterday to the discuss the issue of the Irish land border during the Committee's visit to Brussels.