Margaret Ritchie

Former MLA, South Down

South Down

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  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Details
  • Voted very strongly for a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Details
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details

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Margaret Ritchie never rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Former 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

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — 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
  • Rescue Services: Belfast

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (23 Jan 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow SDLP Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (6 May 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow SDLP Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change) (6 May 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

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  • Has spoken in 60 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 99 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 39.06% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 7 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 52 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 140 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

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

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