I'm standing for re-election on May 7th.
Will you help me keep Edinburgh South Labour?
Elected office is a real privilege. I follow one simple principle – that the people I represent come first and foremost every time. It’s a philosophy I’ve carried throughout my public service.
“I declare Ian Murray elected to serve as the Member of Parliament for Edinburgh South”, the returning officer confirmed something that I never thought would happen to me. Ordinary people like me didn’t become Members of Parliament but I’ve since learnt that it is actually ordinary people who become MPs. It was the first time in my life that I had only one job and I threw everything into it. I was determined to ensure I would be the most accessible, responsive, effective and local MP in the country.
Five years later, I'm proud to say that I've helped over 12,000 constituents, was voted 15 out of 650 MPs for constituent responsiveness, have held more advice sessions than any other MP. I've offered all 36,500 households a home visit, have knocked on 18,000 doors and have won prestigious parliamentary awards for community engagement.
I'm asking for your support to beat the SNP, keep the Tories out of Number 10 and win for Labour in Edinburgh South.
If you can come out campaigning that's great, just send me a message through this page and I'll get back in touch with you to let you know about upcoming sessions.
However, if you can't join me on the doorsteps but would still like to be part of our grassroots campaign, please donate with what you feel able to. I assure you every single penny received will be well spent in our fight to win Edinburgh South.
Promoted by Paul McKay on behalf of Ian Murray, both at 31 Minto Street, Edinburgh, EH9 2BT
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