How Margaret Ritchie voted
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Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local government Source
Voted moderately against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
Voted strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
Voted moderately for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords 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
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.
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.
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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
- Energy and Climate Change
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Work and Pensions
- Aggregates Levy: Northern Ireland
- 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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