How Margaret Ritchie voted
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Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
Voted moderately against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
Voted strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
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Margaret Ritchie never rebelled against their party in this parliament
I thank the Secretary of State for his statement. He will be aware of allegations of wrongdoing in relation to Northern Ireland back in the 1970s, where men were tortured and detained without charge. What actions will the UK Government now take to redress the imbalance in relation to that, which has been identified as involving hooded men being subjected to the five techniques of torture?
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Social Democratic and Labour Party MP for South Down, Former Social Democratic and Labour Party MLA for South Down
Entered 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
- Energy and Climate Change
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Work and Pensions
- Aggregates Levy: Northern Ireland
- Food: Labelling
- Rescue Services: Belfast
Currently held offices
- Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee
- Shadow SDLP Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change)
- Shadow SDLP Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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