Margaret Ritchie

MP, South Down

South Down Social Democratic and Labour Party

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How Margaret Ritchie voted
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  • Voted moderately for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted moderately against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local government Source
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Margaret Ritchie never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Deputy Prime Minister: Topical Questions 14 Oct 2014

    What negotiations have taken place in the transatlantic trade and investment partnership—TTIP—negotiations to ensure the protection of the national health service for the people?
  • Business of the House: Ebola 13 Oct 2014

    I thank the Secretary of State for his statement on Ebola. Given that one of the busiest air routes within these islands is that between London and Dublin— the hon. Member for North Antrim (Ian Paisley) has already referred to the role of the Republic of Ireland—will he outline what discussions have taken place between him and his officials and the Minister for Health and his...
  • Written Answers — Treasury: Fuel Oil: VAT 12 Sep 2014

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will take steps to reduce the level of VAT on kerosene home heating oil; and if he 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 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
  • Corporation Tax: Northern Ireland

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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.

11. Miscellaneous
President of St Patrick’s Choral Society. This position is not remunerated. (Registered 7 April 2014)

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