Margaret Ritchie campaigned to remain in the European Union
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Margaret Ritchie’s voting in Parliament
Margaret Ritchie is a Social Democratic and Labour Party MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Social Democratic and Labour Party MPs.
This is a selection of Margaret Ritchie’s votes.
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
Almost always voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
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I pay tribute to my hon. Friend the Member for Great Grimsby (Melanie Onn) for securing the debate along with other hon. Members. I also pay tribute to those in the fishing industry, including fishermen, fish producer organisations, the Fishermen’s Mission and those in the processing sector. It is clear to me that the processing and catching sectors are vital if we are to create a...
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Social Democratic and Labour Party MP for South Down, Former Social Democratic and Labour Party MLA for South Down
Entered the 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
- Department of Health
- Aggregates Levy: Northern Ireland
- Hinkley Point C Power Station
- Food: Labelling
Currently held offices
- Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Sub-Committee (since 14 Oct 2015)
- Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)
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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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