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Ian Murray fury over Scottish clubs’ show of self-interest

MP appalled that so many clubs created situation that could lead to 1000s 
of redundancies

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Ian Murray blasts back at Ayr chairman over Hearts rule change comments

Ian Murray blasts back at Ayr chairman over Hearts rule change comments

The MP for Edinburgh South couldn't believe Lachlan Cameron's comments and insists the SPFL need to get a move on with the new season plans.

Read full article: Ian Murray blasts back at Ayr chairman o...→
SPFL is killing the game, says Ian Murray

SPFL is killing the game, says Ian Murray

Ian Murray, the MP for Edinburgh South, has warned that the Scottish Professional Football League is “killing the game” by neglecting to take responsibility fo [...]

Read full article: SPFL is killing the game, says Ian Murra...→

Ian Murray blasts UK and Scottish Governement's 'lack of transparency' over Nike Conference

Labour's Ian Murray has condemned a lack of transparency from both the UK and Scottish governments as the further impact of coronavirus cases linked to a Nike [...]

Read full article: Ian Murray blasts UK and Scottish Govern...→
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First Minister made 'catastrophic error of judgement' over Nike conference coronavirus outbreak | Press and Journal

First Minister made 'catastrophic error of judgement' over Nike conference coronavirus outbreak | Press and Journal

Nicola Sturgeon made a "catastrophic error of judgement" in the handling of a Covid-19 outbreak at a Nike conference in Edinburgh in late February, shadow Scot [...]

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Coronavirus in Scotland: Anger over ‘Patient-Zero cover-up’

Coronavirus in Scotland: Anger over ‘Patient-Zero cover-up’

Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of abusing confidentiality rules to avoid scrutiny over a previously undisclosed candidate for Scotland’s coronavirus “Patient [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus in Scotland: Anger over ‘Pat...→

Coronavirus means Edinburgh University may be in big trouble. Here's what Scottish Government should do – Ian Murray MP

With Edinburgh University facing a ‘major financial impact’ as a result of Covid-19, the Scottish Government must take action, writes Ian Murray MP

Read full article: Coronavirus means Edinburgh University m...→
Scotland's sole Labour MP accepts £5000 from Tory donor

Scotland's sole Labour MP accepts £5000 from Tory donor

SHADOW Secretary Ian Murray accepted £5000 from a Tory donor as part of his ill-fated campaign to become deputy leader of UK Labour, it has emerged.

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Ian Murray says ‘all bets are off’ on Labour’s chances at Holyrood election

Shadow Scottish secretary Ian Murray has said “all bets are off” regarding Labour’s chances in next year’s Holyrood elections as there could be a “re-calibrati [...]

Read full article: Ian Murray says ‘all bets are off’ on La...→
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UK and Scotland must put aside constitutional politics to rebuild post-Covid country – Ian Murray

Labour’s current priority is helping to defeat the coronavirus crisis but it must then build a new kind of politics, writes Ian Murray MP.

Read full article: UK and Scotland must put aside constitut...→
Murray apologises for party’s ‘appalling’ treatment of Jews

Murray apologises for party’s ‘appalling’ treatment of Jews

The shadow Scottish secretary has apologised for the “appalling” way Labour treated the Jewish community.In a letter to the Scottish Council of Jewish Communit [...]

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Keir Starmer vows to

Keir Starmer vows to "reconnect with Scotland" as Ian Murray reappointed to front bench

LABOUR’S new leader has vowed to make “connecting with the Scottish public” his priority as the country’s only party MP returns to the front…

Read full article: Keir Starmer vows to "reconnect with Sco...→
Ian and Martin team up for delivery service

Ian and Martin team up for delivery service

Ian Murray and Martin Starr are helping deliver shopping to people who cannot get to Tesco

Read full article: Ian and Martin team up for delivery serv...→
Airdrie fan urges league bosses not to void Diamonds' season

Airdrie fan urges league bosses not to void Diamonds' season

Ian Murray's side are doing well in League One, with a real shot at promotion.

Read full article: Airdrie fan urges league bosses not to v...→
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Catastrophic Hearts would deserve relegation, says Ian Murray MP

Catastrophic Hearts would deserve relegation, says Ian Murray MP

Ian Murray, an early driving force behind the Foundation of Hearts, has described as a “total and utter disgrace” the club’s failure to have made more of the £ [...]

Read full article: Catastrophic Hearts would deserve relega...→
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Hearts fan parliamentarian Ian Murray blasts league in astonishing rant

Hearts fan parliamentarian Ian Murray blasts league in astonishing rant

The Labour MP for Edinburgh South reckons the SPFL have let the clubs down and have shown woeful leadership during the coronavirus crisis.

Read full article: Hearts fan parliamentarian Ian Murray bl...→
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Has Scottish Labour finally taken a position on independence?

Has Scottish Labour finally taken a position on independence?

Once more unto the breach, dear friends. Or, to put it another way: Scottish Labour has adopted what feels like its 3,432nd position on independence in the pas [...]

Read full article: Has Scottish Labour finally taken a posi...→
Labour MP Ian Murray

Labour MP Ian Murray

Scotland's only Labour MP told the Record he received 'hundreds' of abusive emails after he questioned the Scottish Government's handling of the pandemic.

Read full article: Labour MP Ian Murray...→
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Murray: Labour needs major revival in Scotland to stand any chance of putting Starmer in Downing St

Murray: Labour needs major revival in Scotland to stand any chance of putting Starmer in Downing St

LABOUR’S revival in Scotland is “critical” to it regaining power at Westminster in 2024, Ian Murray has admitted, as he stressed the party…

Read full article: Murray: Labour needs major revival in Sc...→
MP condemns ‘lack of transparency’ as further impact of Nike conference revealed

MP condemns ‘lack of transparency’ as further impact of Nike conference revealed

Labour’s Ian Murray has condemned a lack of transparency from both the UK and Scottish governments as the further impact of coronavirus cases…

Read full article: MP condemns ‘lack of transparency’ as fu...→
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Ian Murray accuses Nicola Sturgeon of 'cover-up' over Edinburgh Nike conference outbreak

Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of covering up an outbreak of coronavirus linked to a Nike conference in Scotland's capital by an Edinburgh MP.

Read full article: Ian Murray accuses Nicola Sturgeon of 'c...→
Ian Murray demands answers from Nicola Sturgeon over Edinburgh Covid-19 outbreak

Ian Murray demands answers from Nicola Sturgeon over Edinburgh Covid-19 outbreak

The shadow Scottish secretary wrote to the First Minister to ask when she was personally informed about the outbreak at a capital hotel in February.

Read full article: Ian Murray demands answers from Nicola S...→

Boris Johnson must show he's Prime Minister of whole UK, not just England, by helping Scotland – Ian Murray MP

Neither the Scottish nor UK government has received accolades for their response to the coronavirus outbreak. Now they need to work together to improve, writes [...]

Read full article: Boris Johnson must show he's Prime Minis...→

Ian Murray: Scottish Government response 'too slow, 95 per cent of deaths preventable'

Scottish Shadow Secretary Ian Murray has criticised both governments for being “too slow” to act on coronavirus.

Read full article: Ian Murray: Scottish Government response...→
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Ian Murray told to ‘show some humility’ after telling Corbyn supporters to end infighting

Ian Murray told to ‘show some humility’ after telling Corbyn supporters to end infighting

LABOUR’S shadow Scottish secretary was told to “show some humility” today after claiming supporters of Jeremy Corbyn will find themselves “20,000 leagues under [...]

Read full article: Ian Murray told to ‘show some humility’ ...→
Ian Murray: Labour has to wipe the slate clean or next year will be a bloodbath again

Ian Murray: Labour has to wipe the slate clean or next year will be a bloodbath again

Sometimes the simplest questions are the hardest to answer. So it proves when I ask Ian Murray, the new shadow secretary of state for Scotland in Sir Keir Star [...]

Read full article: Ian Murray: Labour has to wipe the slate...→
Our game is a laughing stock, blasts MP Ian Murray

Our game is a laughing stock, blasts MP Ian Murray

Ian Murray MP believes the SPFL has turned Scottish football into a laughing stock and insists the botched vote to end the season should see heads roll at Hamp [...]

Read full article: Our game is a laughing stock, blasts MP ...→
Scotland vital to Sir Keir Starmer’s Labour Party, says Ian Murray

Scotland vital to Sir Keir Starmer’s Labour Party, says Ian Murray

The whole of the UK Labour movement now understands the importance of Scotland, according to Ian Murray.The newly appointed shadow Scotland secretary suggested [...]

Read full article: Scotland vital to Sir Keir Starmer’s Lab...→
Ian Murray congratulates Angela Rayner after she wins Labour deputy leadership

Ian Murray congratulates Angela Rayner after she wins Labour deputy leadership

Scotland's only Labour MP Ian Murray has congratulated Angela Rayner after she won the deputy leadership race.

Read full article: Ian Murray congratulates Angela Rayner a...→
Ian Murray MP: Hearts can't turn to fans to support club financially

Ian Murray MP: Hearts can't turn to fans to support club financially

THE FORMER chair of the Foundation of Hearts does not believe that the fans' group can turn to supporters to help with the day-to-day running of the…

Read full article: Ian Murray MP: Hearts can't turn to fans...→
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Rangers 'panic signing' Florian Kamberi blasted in scathing review of loan spell

Rangers 'panic signing' Florian Kamberi blasted in scathing review of loan spell

The Albanian striker has been a flop since moving to Ibrox in January and former Rangers and Hibs player Ian Murray did not hold back in his criticism of the s [...]

Read full article: Rangers 'panic signing' Florian Kamberi ...→
Hamilton Lawn Tennis Club intend to make most of lockdown reprieve

Hamilton Lawn Tennis Club intend to make most of lockdown reprieve

Head coach Ian Cannon says there has been a boost in membership, as star Judy Murray urges clubs to take advantage.

Read full article: Hamilton Lawn Tennis Club intend to make...→
Edinburgh Nike conference outbreak linked to infections in England

Edinburgh Nike conference outbreak linked to infections in England

Labour MP Ian Murray said the public were kept 'in the dark' in the crucial early days of the pandemic.

Read full article: Edinburgh Nike conference outbreak linke...→
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Sketch: Survivor Ian Murray takes on two jobs and riles the SNP

When Jeremy Corbyn was Labour leader, Prime Minister’s Questions was often a dull slog, particularly when his skills found their match in Theresa May. For Scot [...]

Read full article: Sketch: Survivor Ian Murray takes on two...→

In full: Ian Murray's letter to Nicola Sturgeon over Nike conference Covid-19 outbreak in Edinburgh

Labour MP for Edinburgh South Ian Murray has published a letter probing First Minister Nicola Sturgeon about her handling of the Nike conference held in Februa [...]

Read full article: In full: Ian Murray's letter to Nicola S...→
Hearts facing massive questions over plight, says Ian Murray MP

Hearts facing massive questions over plight, says Ian Murray MP

Ian Murray, the Labour MP and former Hearts director, says the club needs to ask difficult questions about why they have gone from playing in Europe to facing [...]

Read full article: Hearts facing massive questions over pli...→
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Scots Outlander star becomes patron for children's charity Cash for Kids

Scots Outlander star becomes patron for children's charity Cash for Kids

Steven Cree who plays Ian Murray in the hit show Outlander has teamed up with the charity to support their coronavirus appeal.

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Nicola Sturgeon under renewed pressure over deaths in Scots care homes

Nicola Sturgeon under renewed pressure over deaths in Scots care homes

Labour’s Ian Murray said the SNP Government’s approach to supplying personal protective equipment was “shambolic” and fell far short when it came to testing.

Read full article: Nicola Sturgeon under renewed pressure o...→
Corbyn supporters warned against continued Labour infighting under new leader

Corbyn supporters warned against continued Labour infighting under new leader

Shadow Scottish secretary Ian Murray said now is the time for the party to move on from divisions.

Read full article: Corbyn supporters warned against continu...→
Labour’s referendum plan could open way to Scottish independence vote

Labour’s referendum plan could open way to Scottish independence vote

Labour wants a new law on referendums that could pave the way for a second vote on Scottish independence.Ian Murray, the new shadow Scottish secretary in Sir K [...]

Read full article: Labour’s referendum plan could open way ...→
Brexit transition period must be extended immediately, says Labour MP

Brexit transition period must be extended immediately, says Labour MP

Shadow Scottish secretary Ian Murray said ‘this is not a time for constitutional politics’.

Read full article: Brexit transition period must be extende...→
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UK Labour movement understands importance of Scotland, says Murray

UK Labour movement understands importance of Scotland, says Murray

Edinburgh South MP Ian Murray was appointed as shadow secretary of state for Scotland following the election of Keir Starmer as Labour leader.

Read full article: UK Labour movement understands importanc...→

Ian Murray appointed Shadow Scottish Secretary

Ian Murray has been appointed Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland by the newly elected Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer, reclaiming the role he resigned from [...]

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Scottish Labour names Jackie Baillie as new deputy leader

Scottish Labour names Jackie Baillie as new deputy leader

The Dumbarton MSP's victory has been welcomed by party leader Richard Leonard, the TSSA trade union and UK deputy leadership hopeful Ian Murray MP.

Read full article: Scottish Labour names Jackie Baillie as ...→
Ian Murray wants a rethink over use of Hearts supporters’ money

Ian Murray wants a rethink over use of Hearts supporters’ money

Ian Murray has been holed up in London these last few days, answering a flood of emails from constituents who are worried about the coronavirus. Some are despe [...]

Read full article: Ian Murray wants a rethink over use of H...→
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Hamilton Lawn Tennis Club intend to make most of lockdown reprieve

Hamilton Lawn Tennis Club intend to make most of lockdown reprieve

Head coach Ian Cannon says there has been a boost in membership, as star Judy Murray urges clubs to take advantage.

Read full article: Hamilton Lawn Tennis Club intend to make...→
Has Scottish Labour finally taken a position on independence?

Has Scottish Labour finally taken a position on independence?

Once more unto the breach, dear friends. Or, to put it another way: Scottish Labour has adopted what feels like its 3,432nd position on independence in the pas [...]

Read full article: Has Scottish Labour finally taken a posi...→
Ian Murray blasts back at Ayr chairman over Hearts rule change comments

Ian Murray blasts back at Ayr chairman over Hearts rule change comments

The MP for Edinburgh South couldn't believe Lachlan Cameron's comments and insists the SPFL need to get a move on with the new season plans.

Read full article: Ian Murray blasts back at Ayr chairman o...→
Murray: Labour needs major revival in Scotland to stand any chance of putting Starmer in Downing St

Murray: Labour needs major revival in Scotland to stand any chance of putting Starmer in Downing St

LABOUR’S revival in Scotland is “critical” to it regaining power at Westminster in 2024, Ian Murray has admitted, as he stressed the party…

Read full article: Murray: Labour needs major revival in Sc...→

Ian Murray blasts UK and Scottish Governement's 'lack of transparency' over Nike Conference

Labour's Ian Murray has condemned a lack of transparency from both the UK and Scottish governments as the further impact of coronavirus cases linked to a Nike [...]

Read full article: Ian Murray blasts UK and Scottish Govern...→
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Sketch: Survivor Ian Murray takes on two jobs and riles the SNP

When Jeremy Corbyn was Labour leader, Prime Minister’s Questions was often a dull slog, particularly when his skills found their match in Theresa May. For Scot [...]

Read full article: Sketch: Survivor Ian Murray takes on two...→

Ian Murray accuses Nicola Sturgeon of 'cover-up' over Edinburgh Nike conference outbreak

Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of covering up an outbreak of coronavirus linked to a Nike conference in Scotland's capital by an Edinburgh MP.

Read full article: Ian Murray accuses Nicola Sturgeon of 'c...→
Coronavirus in Scotland: Anger over ‘Patient-Zero cover-up’

Coronavirus in Scotland: Anger over ‘Patient-Zero cover-up’

Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of abusing confidentiality rules to avoid scrutiny over a previously undisclosed candidate for Scotland’s coronavirus “Patient [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus in Scotland: Anger over ‘Pat...→
Hearts facing massive questions over plight, says Ian Murray MP

Hearts facing massive questions over plight, says Ian Murray MP

Ian Murray, the Labour MP and former Hearts director, says the club needs to ask difficult questions about why they have gone from playing in Europe to facing [...]

Read full article: Hearts facing massive questions over pli...→
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Boris Johnson must show he's Prime Minister of whole UK, not just England, by helping Scotland – Ian Murray MP

Neither the Scottish nor UK government has received accolades for their response to the coronavirus outbreak. Now they need to work together to improve, writes [...]

Read full article: Boris Johnson must show he's Prime Minis...→

Coronavirus means Edinburgh University may be in big trouble. Here's what Scottish Government should do – Ian Murray MP

With Edinburgh University facing a ‘major financial impact’ as a result of Covid-19, the Scottish Government must take action, writes Ian Murray MP

Read full article: Coronavirus means Edinburgh University m...→
Nicola Sturgeon under renewed pressure over deaths in Scots care homes

Nicola Sturgeon under renewed pressure over deaths in Scots care homes

Labour’s Ian Murray said the SNP Government’s approach to supplying personal protective equipment was “shambolic” and fell far short when it came to testing.

Read full article: Nicola Sturgeon under renewed pressure o...→
Ian Murray told to ‘show some humility’ after telling Corbyn supporters to end infighting

Ian Murray told to ‘show some humility’ after telling Corbyn supporters to end infighting

LABOUR’S shadow Scottish secretary was told to “show some humility” today after claiming supporters of Jeremy Corbyn will find themselves “20,000 leagues under [...]

Read full article: Ian Murray told to ‘show some humility’ ...→

Ian Murray says ‘all bets are off’ on Labour’s chances at Holyrood election

Shadow Scottish secretary Ian Murray has said “all bets are off” regarding Labour’s chances in next year’s Holyrood elections as there could be a “re-calibrati [...]

Read full article: Ian Murray says ‘all bets are off’ on La...→
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Labour’s referendum plan could open way to Scottish independence vote

Labour’s referendum plan could open way to Scottish independence vote

Labour wants a new law on referendums that could pave the way for a second vote on Scottish independence.Ian Murray, the new shadow Scottish secretary in Sir K [...]

Read full article: Labour’s referendum plan could open way ...→
Our game is a laughing stock, blasts MP Ian Murray

Our game is a laughing stock, blasts MP Ian Murray

Ian Murray MP believes the SPFL has turned Scottish football into a laughing stock and insists the botched vote to end the season should see heads roll at Hamp [...]

Read full article: Our game is a laughing stock, blasts MP ...→
Murray apologises for party’s ‘appalling’ treatment of Jews

Murray apologises for party’s ‘appalling’ treatment of Jews

The shadow Scottish secretary has apologised for the “appalling” way Labour treated the Jewish community.In a letter to the Scottish Council of Jewish Communit [...]

Read full article: Murray apologises for party’s ‘appalling...→
UK Labour movement understands importance of Scotland, says Murray

UK Labour movement understands importance of Scotland, says Murray

Edinburgh South MP Ian Murray was appointed as shadow secretary of state for Scotland following the election of Keir Starmer as Labour leader.

Read full article: UK Labour movement understands importanc...→
Ian and Martin team up for delivery service

Ian and Martin team up for delivery service

Ian Murray and Martin Starr are helping deliver shopping to people who cannot get to Tesco

Read full article: Ian and Martin team up for delivery serv...→
Scottish Labour names Jackie Baillie as new deputy leader

Scottish Labour names Jackie Baillie as new deputy leader

The Dumbarton MSP's victory has been welcomed by party leader Richard Leonard, the TSSA trade union and UK deputy leadership hopeful Ian Murray MP.

Read full article: Scottish Labour names Jackie Baillie as ...→
Ian Murray MP: Hearts can't turn to fans to support club financially

Ian Murray MP: Hearts can't turn to fans to support club financially

THE FORMER chair of the Foundation of Hearts does not believe that the fans' group can turn to supporters to help with the day-to-day running of the…

Read full article: Ian Murray MP: Hearts can't turn to fans...→
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Catastrophic Hearts would deserve relegation, says Ian Murray MP

Catastrophic Hearts would deserve relegation, says Ian Murray MP

Ian Murray, an early driving force behind the Foundation of Hearts, has described as a “total and utter disgrace” the club’s failure to have made more of the £ [...]

Read full article: Catastrophic Hearts would deserve relega...→
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Hearts fan parliamentarian Ian Murray blasts league in astonishing rant

Hearts fan parliamentarian Ian Murray blasts league in astonishing rant

The Labour MP for Edinburgh South reckons the SPFL have let the clubs down and have shown woeful leadership during the coronavirus crisis.

Read full article: Hearts fan parliamentarian Ian Murray bl...→
  • #Ian Murray

Ian Murray fury over Scottish clubs’ show of self-interest

MP appalled that so many clubs created situation that could lead to 1000s 
of redundancies

Read full article: Ian Murray fury over Scottish clubs’ sho...→
  • #Ian Murray
Labour MP Ian Murray

Labour MP Ian Murray

Scotland's only Labour MP told the Record he received 'hundreds' of abusive emails after he questioned the Scottish Government's handling of the pandemic.

Read full article: Labour MP Ian Murray...→
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SPFL is killing the game, says Ian Murray

SPFL is killing the game, says Ian Murray

Ian Murray, the MP for Edinburgh South, has warned that the Scottish Professional Football League is “killing the game” by neglecting to take responsibility fo [...]

Read full article: SPFL is killing the game, says Ian Murra...→
Edinburgh Nike conference outbreak linked to infections in England

Edinburgh Nike conference outbreak linked to infections in England

Labour MP Ian Murray said the public were kept 'in the dark' in the crucial early days of the pandemic.

Read full article: Edinburgh Nike conference outbreak linke...→
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MP condemns ‘lack of transparency’ as further impact of Nike conference revealed

MP condemns ‘lack of transparency’ as further impact of Nike conference revealed

Labour’s Ian Murray has condemned a lack of transparency from both the UK and Scottish governments as the further impact of coronavirus cases…

Read full article: MP condemns ‘lack of transparency’ as fu...→
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First Minister made 'catastrophic error of judgement' over Nike conference coronavirus outbreak | Press and Journal

First Minister made 'catastrophic error of judgement' over Nike conference coronavirus outbreak | Press and Journal

Nicola Sturgeon made a "catastrophic error of judgement" in the handling of a Covid-19 outbreak at a Nike conference in Edinburgh in late February, shadow Scot [...]

Read full article: First Minister made 'catastrophic error ...→

In full: Ian Murray's letter to Nicola Sturgeon over Nike conference Covid-19 outbreak in Edinburgh

Labour MP for Edinburgh South Ian Murray has published a letter probing First Minister Nicola Sturgeon about her handling of the Nike conference held in Februa [...]

Read full article: In full: Ian Murray's letter to Nicola S...→
Ian Murray demands answers from Nicola Sturgeon over Edinburgh Covid-19 outbreak

Ian Murray demands answers from Nicola Sturgeon over Edinburgh Covid-19 outbreak

The shadow Scottish secretary wrote to the First Minister to ask when she was personally informed about the outbreak at a capital hotel in February.

Read full article: Ian Murray demands answers from Nicola S...→
Scots Outlander star becomes patron for children's charity Cash for Kids

Scots Outlander star becomes patron for children's charity Cash for Kids

Steven Cree who plays Ian Murray in the hit show Outlander has teamed up with the charity to support their coronavirus appeal.

Read full article: Scots Outlander star becomes patron for ...→

Ian Murray: Scottish Government response 'too slow, 95 per cent of deaths preventable'

Scottish Shadow Secretary Ian Murray has criticised both governments for being “too slow” to act on coronavirus.

Read full article: Ian Murray: Scottish Government response...→
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Scotland's sole Labour MP accepts £5000 from Tory donor

Scotland's sole Labour MP accepts £5000 from Tory donor

SHADOW Secretary Ian Murray accepted £5000 from a Tory donor as part of his ill-fated campaign to become deputy leader of UK Labour, it has emerged.

Read full article: Scotland's sole Labour MP accepts £5000 ...→
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Corbyn supporters warned against continued Labour infighting under new leader

Corbyn supporters warned against continued Labour infighting under new leader

Shadow Scottish secretary Ian Murray said now is the time for the party to move on from divisions.

Read full article: Corbyn supporters warned against continu...→
Ian Murray: Labour has to wipe the slate clean or next year will be a bloodbath again

Ian Murray: Labour has to wipe the slate clean or next year will be a bloodbath again

Sometimes the simplest questions are the hardest to answer. So it proves when I ask Ian Murray, the new shadow secretary of state for Scotland in Sir Keir Star [...]

Read full article: Ian Murray: Labour has to wipe the slate...→

UK and Scotland must put aside constitutional politics to rebuild post-Covid country – Ian Murray

Labour’s current priority is helping to defeat the coronavirus crisis but it must then build a new kind of politics, writes Ian Murray MP.

Read full article: UK and Scotland must put aside constitut...→
Brexit transition period must be extended immediately, says Labour MP

Brexit transition period must be extended immediately, says Labour MP

Shadow Scottish secretary Ian Murray said ‘this is not a time for constitutional politics’.

Read full article: Brexit transition period must be extende...→
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Scotland vital to Sir Keir Starmer’s Labour Party, says Ian Murray

Scotland vital to Sir Keir Starmer’s Labour Party, says Ian Murray

The whole of the UK Labour movement now understands the importance of Scotland, according to Ian Murray.The newly appointed shadow Scotland secretary suggested [...]

Read full article: Scotland vital to Sir Keir Starmer’s Lab...→
Keir Starmer vows to

Keir Starmer vows to "reconnect with Scotland" as Ian Murray reappointed to front bench

LABOUR’S new leader has vowed to make “connecting with the Scottish public” his priority as the country’s only party MP returns to the front…

Read full article: Keir Starmer vows to "reconnect with Sco...→

Ian Murray appointed Shadow Scottish Secretary

Ian Murray has been appointed Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland by the newly elected Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer, reclaiming the role he resigned from [...]

Read full article: Ian Murray appointed Shadow Scottish Sec...→
Ian Murray congratulates Angela Rayner after she wins Labour deputy leadership

Ian Murray congratulates Angela Rayner after she wins Labour deputy leadership

Scotland's only Labour MP Ian Murray has congratulated Angela Rayner after she won the deputy leadership race.

Read full article: Ian Murray congratulates Angela Rayner a...→
Airdrie fan urges league bosses not to void Diamonds' season

Airdrie fan urges league bosses not to void Diamonds' season

Ian Murray's side are doing well in League One, with a real shot at promotion.

Read full article: Airdrie fan urges league bosses not to v...→
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Ian Murray wants a rethink over use of Hearts supporters’ money

Ian Murray wants a rethink over use of Hearts supporters’ money

Ian Murray has been holed up in London these last few days, answering a flood of emails from constituents who are worried about the coronavirus. Some are despe [...]

Read full article: Ian Murray wants a rethink over use of H...→
  • #Ian Murray
Rangers 'panic signing' Florian Kamberi blasted in scathing review of loan spell

Rangers 'panic signing' Florian Kamberi blasted in scathing review of loan spell

The Albanian striker has been a flop since moving to Ibrox in January and former Rangers and Hibs player Ian Murray did not hold back in his criticism of the s [...]

Read full article: Rangers 'panic signing' Florian Kamberi ...→
Hearts fan parliamentarian Ian Murray blasts league in astonishing rant

Hearts fan parliamentarian Ian Murray blasts league in astonishing rant

The Labour MP for Edinburgh South reckons the SPFL have let the clubs down and have shown woeful leadership during the coronavirus crisis.

Read full article: Hearts fan parliamentarian Ian Murray bl...→
  • #Ian Murray
Hamilton Lawn Tennis Club intend to make most of lockdown reprieve

Hamilton Lawn Tennis Club intend to make most of lockdown reprieve

Head coach Ian Cannon says there has been a boost in membership, as star Judy Murray urges clubs to take advantage.

Read full article: Hamilton Lawn Tennis Club intend to make...→

Ian Murray fury over Scottish clubs’ show of self-interest

MP appalled that so many clubs created situation that could lead to 1000s 
of redundancies

Read full article: Ian Murray fury over Scottish clubs’ sho...→
  • #Ian Murray
Has Scottish Labour finally taken a position on independence?

Has Scottish Labour finally taken a position on independence?

Once more unto the breach, dear friends. Or, to put it another way: Scottish Labour has adopted what feels like its 3,432nd position on independence in the pas [...]

Read full article: Has Scottish Labour finally taken a posi...→
Ian Murray blasts back at Ayr chairman over Hearts rule change comments

Ian Murray blasts back at Ayr chairman over Hearts rule change comments

The MP for Edinburgh South couldn't believe Lachlan Cameron's comments and insists the SPFL need to get a move on with the new season plans.

Read full article: Ian Murray blasts back at Ayr chairman o...→
Labour MP Ian Murray

Labour MP Ian Murray

Scotland's only Labour MP told the Record he received 'hundreds' of abusive emails after he questioned the Scottish Government's handling of the pandemic.

Read full article: Labour MP Ian Murray...→
  • #Ian Murray
SPFL is killing the game, says Ian Murray

SPFL is killing the game, says Ian Murray

Ian Murray, the MP for Edinburgh South, has warned that the Scottish Professional Football League is “killing the game” by neglecting to take responsibility fo [...]

Read full article: SPFL is killing the game, says Ian Murra...→
Murray: Labour needs major revival in Scotland to stand any chance of putting Starmer in Downing St

Murray: Labour needs major revival in Scotland to stand any chance of putting Starmer in Downing St

LABOUR’S revival in Scotland is “critical” to it regaining power at Westminster in 2024, Ian Murray has admitted, as he stressed the party…

Read full article: Murray: Labour needs major revival in Sc...→
Edinburgh Nike conference outbreak linked to infections in England

Edinburgh Nike conference outbreak linked to infections in England

Labour MP Ian Murray said the public were kept 'in the dark' in the crucial early days of the pandemic.

Read full article: Edinburgh Nike conference outbreak linke...→
  • #Ian Murray

Ian Murray blasts UK and Scottish Governement's 'lack of transparency' over Nike Conference

Labour's Ian Murray has condemned a lack of transparency from both the UK and Scottish governments as the further impact of coronavirus cases linked to a Nike [...]

Read full article: Ian Murray blasts UK and Scottish Govern...→
  • #Ian Murray
MP condemns ‘lack of transparency’ as further impact of Nike conference revealed

MP condemns ‘lack of transparency’ as further impact of Nike conference revealed

Labour’s Ian Murray has condemned a lack of transparency from both the UK and Scottish governments as the further impact of coronavirus cases…

Read full article: MP condemns ‘lack of transparency’ as fu...→
  • #Ian Murray

Sketch: Survivor Ian Murray takes on two jobs and riles the SNP

When Jeremy Corbyn was Labour leader, Prime Minister’s Questions was often a dull slog, particularly when his skills found their match in Theresa May. For Scot [...]

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First Minister made 'catastrophic error of judgement' over Nike conference coronavirus outbreak | Press and Journal

First Minister made 'catastrophic error of judgement' over Nike conference coronavirus outbreak | Press and Journal

Nicola Sturgeon made a "catastrophic error of judgement" in the handling of a Covid-19 outbreak at a Nike conference in Edinburgh in late February, shadow Scot [...]

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Ian Murray accuses Nicola Sturgeon of 'cover-up' over Edinburgh Nike conference outbreak

Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of covering up an outbreak of coronavirus linked to a Nike conference in Scotland's capital by an Edinburgh MP.

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In full: Ian Murray's letter to Nicola Sturgeon over Nike conference Covid-19 outbreak in Edinburgh

Labour MP for Edinburgh South Ian Murray has published a letter probing First Minister Nicola Sturgeon about her handling of the Nike conference held in Februa [...]

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Coronavirus in Scotland: Anger over ‘Patient-Zero cover-up’

Coronavirus in Scotland: Anger over ‘Patient-Zero cover-up’

Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of abusing confidentiality rules to avoid scrutiny over a previously undisclosed candidate for Scotland’s coronavirus “Patient [...]

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Ian Murray demands answers from Nicola Sturgeon over Edinburgh Covid-19 outbreak

Ian Murray demands answers from Nicola Sturgeon over Edinburgh Covid-19 outbreak

The shadow Scottish secretary wrote to the First Minister to ask when she was personally informed about the outbreak at a capital hotel in February.

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Hearts facing massive questions over plight, says Ian Murray MP

Hearts facing massive questions over plight, says Ian Murray MP

Ian Murray, the Labour MP and former Hearts director, says the club needs to ask difficult questions about why they have gone from playing in Europe to facing [...]

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Boris Johnson must show he's Prime Minister of whole UK, not just England, by helping Scotland – Ian Murray MP

Neither the Scottish nor UK government has received accolades for their response to the coronavirus outbreak. Now they need to work together to improve, writes [...]

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Scots Outlander star becomes patron for children's charity Cash for Kids

Scots Outlander star becomes patron for children's charity Cash for Kids

Steven Cree who plays Ian Murray in the hit show Outlander has teamed up with the charity to support their coronavirus appeal.

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Coronavirus means Edinburgh University may be in big trouble. Here's what Scottish Government should do – Ian Murray MP

With Edinburgh University facing a ‘major financial impact’ as a result of Covid-19, the Scottish Government must take action, writes Ian Murray MP

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Ian Murray: Scottish Government response 'too slow, 95 per cent of deaths preventable'

Scottish Shadow Secretary Ian Murray has criticised both governments for being “too slow” to act on coronavirus.

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Nicola Sturgeon under renewed pressure over deaths in Scots care homes

Nicola Sturgeon under renewed pressure over deaths in Scots care homes

Labour’s Ian Murray said the SNP Government’s approach to supplying personal protective equipment was “shambolic” and fell far short when it came to testing.

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Scotland's sole Labour MP accepts £5000 from Tory donor

Scotland's sole Labour MP accepts £5000 from Tory donor

SHADOW Secretary Ian Murray accepted £5000 from a Tory donor as part of his ill-fated campaign to become deputy leader of UK Labour, it has emerged.

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Ian Murray told to ‘show some humility’ after telling Corbyn supporters to end infighting

Ian Murray told to ‘show some humility’ after telling Corbyn supporters to end infighting

LABOUR’S shadow Scottish secretary was told to “show some humility” today after claiming supporters of Jeremy Corbyn will find themselves “20,000 leagues under [...]

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Corbyn supporters warned against continued Labour infighting under new leader

Corbyn supporters warned against continued Labour infighting under new leader

Shadow Scottish secretary Ian Murray said now is the time for the party to move on from divisions.

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Ian Murray says ‘all bets are off’ on Labour’s chances at Holyrood election

Shadow Scottish secretary Ian Murray has said “all bets are off” regarding Labour’s chances in next year’s Holyrood elections as there could be a “re-calibrati [...]

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Ian Murray: Labour has to wipe the slate clean or next year will be a bloodbath again

Ian Murray: Labour has to wipe the slate clean or next year will be a bloodbath again

Sometimes the simplest questions are the hardest to answer. So it proves when I ask Ian Murray, the new shadow secretary of state for Scotland in Sir Keir Star [...]

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Labour’s referendum plan could open way to Scottish independence vote

Labour’s referendum plan could open way to Scottish independence vote

Labour wants a new law on referendums that could pave the way for a second vote on Scottish independence.Ian Murray, the new shadow Scottish secretary in Sir K [...]

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UK and Scotland must put aside constitutional politics to rebuild post-Covid country – Ian Murray

Labour’s current priority is helping to defeat the coronavirus crisis but it must then build a new kind of politics, writes Ian Murray MP.

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Our game is a laughing stock, blasts MP Ian Murray

Our game is a laughing stock, blasts MP Ian Murray

Ian Murray MP believes the SPFL has turned Scottish football into a laughing stock and insists the botched vote to end the season should see heads roll at Hamp [...]

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Brexit transition period must be extended immediately, says Labour MP

Brexit transition period must be extended immediately, says Labour MP

Shadow Scottish secretary Ian Murray said ‘this is not a time for constitutional politics’.

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Murray apologises for party’s ‘appalling’ treatment of Jews

Murray apologises for party’s ‘appalling’ treatment of Jews

The shadow Scottish secretary has apologised for the “appalling” way Labour treated the Jewish community.In a letter to the Scottish Council of Jewish Communit [...]

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Scotland vital to Sir Keir Starmer’s Labour Party, says Ian Murray

Scotland vital to Sir Keir Starmer’s Labour Party, says Ian Murray

The whole of the UK Labour movement now understands the importance of Scotland, according to Ian Murray.The newly appointed shadow Scotland secretary suggested [...]

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UK Labour movement understands importance of Scotland, says Murray

UK Labour movement understands importance of Scotland, says Murray

Edinburgh South MP Ian Murray was appointed as shadow secretary of state for Scotland following the election of Keir Starmer as Labour leader.

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Keir Starmer vows to

Keir Starmer vows to "reconnect with Scotland" as Ian Murray reappointed to front bench

LABOUR’S new leader has vowed to make “connecting with the Scottish public” his priority as the country’s only party MP returns to the front…

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Ian Murray appointed Shadow Scottish Secretary

Ian Murray has been appointed Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland by the newly elected Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer, reclaiming the role he resigned from [...]

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Ian and Martin team up for delivery service

Ian and Martin team up for delivery service

Ian Murray and Martin Starr are helping deliver shopping to people who cannot get to Tesco

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Ian Murray congratulates Angela Rayner after she wins Labour deputy leadership

Ian Murray congratulates Angela Rayner after she wins Labour deputy leadership

Scotland's only Labour MP Ian Murray has congratulated Angela Rayner after she won the deputy leadership race.

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Scottish Labour names Jackie Baillie as new deputy leader

Scottish Labour names Jackie Baillie as new deputy leader

The Dumbarton MSP's victory has been welcomed by party leader Richard Leonard, the TSSA trade union and UK deputy leadership hopeful Ian Murray MP.

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Airdrie fan urges league bosses not to void Diamonds' season

Airdrie fan urges league bosses not to void Diamonds' season

Ian Murray's side are doing well in League One, with a real shot at promotion.

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Ian Murray MP: Hearts can't turn to fans to support club financially

Ian Murray MP: Hearts can't turn to fans to support club financially

THE FORMER chair of the Foundation of Hearts does not believe that the fans' group can turn to supporters to help with the day-to-day running of the…

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Ian Murray wants a rethink over use of Hearts supporters’ money

Ian Murray wants a rethink over use of Hearts supporters’ money

Ian Murray has been holed up in London these last few days, answering a flood of emails from constituents who are worried about the coronavirus. Some are despe [...]

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Catastrophic Hearts would deserve relegation, says Ian Murray MP

Catastrophic Hearts would deserve relegation, says Ian Murray MP

Ian Murray, an early driving force behind the Foundation of Hearts, has described as a “total and utter disgrace” the club’s failure to have made more of the £ [...]

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Rangers 'panic signing' Florian Kamberi blasted in scathing review of loan spell

Rangers 'panic signing' Florian Kamberi blasted in scathing review of loan spell

The Albanian striker has been a flop since moving to Ibrox in January and former Rangers and Hibs player Ian Murray did not hold back in his criticism of the s [...]

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