Margaret Ritchie

MP, South Down

South Down Social Democratic and Labour Party

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How Margaret Ritchie voted
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  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted moderately for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
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Margaret Ritchie never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Opposition Day — [7th Allotted Day]: National Crime Agency 22 Oct 2014

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  • Opposition Day — [7th Allotted Day]: National Crime Agency 22 Oct 2014

    I thank my neighbour, the hon. Member for Strangford (Jim Shannon), for giving way. Does he agree that it is other people who are now coming to our position on the issue of accountability, and that it was through our intensive efforts on that issue that we have now achieved that particular position?
  • Opposition Day — [7th Allotted Day]: National Crime Agency 22 Oct 2014

    I am pleased to be able to participate in this debate to outline, along with my hon. Friend the Member for Foyle (Mark Durkan), the SDLP position. May I say at the outset that the SDLP has consistently and persistently opposed all forms of violence, at times when it might not have been popular to do so and at times when others promoted violence? Leaving that aside, may I also say that when...

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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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