Margaret Ritchie

MP, South Down

South Down

Margaret Ritchie’s voting in Parliament

Margaret Ritchie is a Social Democratic and Labour Party MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Social Democratic and Labour Party MPs.

This is a selection of Margaret Ritchie’s votes.

  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Almost always voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes

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Margaret Ritchie never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Aggregates Levy 21 Jul 2015

    What assessment he has made of the implications for his policy of the European Commission’s decision that part of an exemption from the aggregates levy constituted unlawful state aid; and if he will make a statement.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Aggregates Levy 21 Jul 2015

    I thank the Exchequer Secretary for his answer. He will be aware that shale is fundamental to the quarrying industry in my constituency, so can he explain to the House: what persuasive case was made by the Treasury to the Commission in that regard?
  • Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Nuclear Power 21 Jul 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what assessment she has made of the implications for her policies of the World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2015 published on 15 July 2015; and if she will make a statement.

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Social Democratic and Labour Party MP for South Down, Former Social Democratic and Labour Party MLA for South Down

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Entered the Assembly on 26 November 2003 — General election

Left the Assembly on 31 March 2012 — Resigned

Topics of interest

  • Northern Ireland
  • Treasury
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Work and Pensions
  • Sellafield
  • Aggregates Levy: Northern Ireland
  • Cycling
  • Food: Labelling
  • Nuclear Power

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (23 Jan 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow SDLP Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (6 May 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow SDLP Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change) (6 May 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

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Last updated: 13 Jul 2015.

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