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 against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
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Margaret Ritchie never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • 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.
  • Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Agriculture 11 Sep 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs if she will discuss with her counterparts in the devolved administrations the need for discussions with the European Commission on the development of a relief package for farmers and the UK beef industry; and if she will make a statement.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 10 Sep 2014

    The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership leaves the health service vulnerable to some of the worst possible outcomes of this Government’s privatisation programme. Private investors will be able to haul the Government and devolved Administrations through the investor-state dispute settlement tribunal. In that respect, how can the Leader of the House guarantee that the health...

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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: 26 Aug 2014.

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

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