Andrew Murrison is Conservative MP for South West Wiltshire.
Andrew Murrison served for twenty years as a Medical Officer in the Royal Navy leaving as a Surgeon Commander in 2000 to stand for Parliament. He was elected for the Wiltshire constituency of Westbury in June 2001. Opposing the Iraq war, he was recalled to serve as a battle group medical officer in southeast Iraq in 2003. Serving as a shadow health and then defence minister he was returned as MP for South West Wiltshire with a five-figure majority in May 2010.
Dr Murrison set up David Cameron’s Military Covenant Commission in 2008, the Leader of the Opposition’s military mental healthcare summit in 2009 and from May 2010 headed up a review ordered by the Prime Minister into the mental healthcare of servicemen and veterans.
He lives near Warminster with Jenny, five daughters and a variety of farm animals.