Ian Murray (born 10 August 1976) is a Scottish politician who has served as Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland since 2020, and previously from 2015 to 2016. A member of the Scottish Labour Party, he has been Member of Parliament (MP) for Edinburgh South since 2010.
He previously served as a City of Edinburgh Councillor for the wards of Liberton and Liberton/Gilmerton from 2003 to 2010. Since 2019, Murray has been the only Labour Party MP representing a Scottish constituency and had previously been so from 2015 to 2017. A critic of former Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn, in 2020, it was revealed that Murray was initially planning to defect from the Labour Party and join The Independent Group, which later became Change UK; Murray decided against joining the seven defectors and remained as a Labour MP.