Margaret Ritchie

South Down Social Democratic and Labour Party

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How Margaret Ritchie voted
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  • Voted moderately against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
  • Voted moderately for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails

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Margaret Ritchie never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Treasury: Revenue and Customs 8 Apr 2014

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what progress has been made on the voluntary exit scheme for staff at HM Revenue and Customs offices in Northern Ireland.
  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Location 7 Apr 2014

    To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office (1) how many Civil Service jobs dealing primarily with reserved and excepted matters have been transferred from Northern Ireland in the last six years; and how many such jobs are planned to be so transferred in the next year; (2) how many Civil Service posts were relocated from London to Northern Ireland in the last six years.
  • Written Answers — Northern Ireland: Location 7 Apr 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what recent discussions she held with ministerial colleagues on the relocation of central Civil Service posts to Northern Ireland.

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

Topics of interest

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

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

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

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