Margaret Ritchie

Former MLA, South Down

South Down Social Democratic and Labour Party

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How Margaret Ritchie voted
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  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition feesDetails

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Margaret Ritchie never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • bill presented: Mitochondrial Replacement (Public Safety) 1 Sep 2014

    Does the hon. Gentleman agree that the complete lack of evidence on the possible outcomes as these children grow up and have their own children, with females passing on their genetic code to children, means that the technique should not be proceeded with at this stage?
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Ukraine 1 Sep 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions he has had with his Russian counterpart on the crash of flight MH17 in Ukraine.
  • Business of the House: Hallett Review 17 Jul 2014

    I thank the Secretary of State for her statement. We must never forget the victims and the survivors who have suffered. This whole sorry debacle has left a sour taste in the mouths of many people throughout Northern Ireland. Will the Secretary of State confirm that there must be a redoubling of efforts to get back to the talks table to discuss those outstanding issues of the...

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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

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

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

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