Margaret Ritchie

MP, South Down

South Down Social Democratic and Labour Party

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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Northern Ireland 24 Feb 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what discussions she has had with the Northern Ireland Executive on the potential to increase the number of unaccompanied child refugees received by Northern Ireland.
  • Armed Forces: Historical Cases 23 Feb 2017

    I acknowledge with deep regret the attempted murder of a police officer in Derry yesterday, in the constituency of my hon. Friend the Member for Foyle (Mark Durkan). I apologise for my hon. Friend’s non-attendance today, and for the non-attendance of my hon. Friend the Member for Belfast South (Dr McDonnell); they are both in Dublin at the Good Friday agreement committee. In fact, the...
  • Armed Forces: Historical Cases 23 Feb 2017

    I note what the right hon. Gentleman says, but I will conclude because I realise that other Members want to speak. We respect and uphold the inquest system. We make no apologies for that, and we defend the current system when the Government make any attempt to move against it for their own convenience. I felt that the Prime Minister was particularly partisan yesterday, especially in an...

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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

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Topics of interest

Margaret Ritchie campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Northern Ireland
  • Treasury
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department of Health
  • Sellafield
  • Aggregates Levy: Northern Ireland
  • Cycling
  • Hinkley Point C Power Station
  • Food: Labelling

Currently held offices

  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Sub-Committee (14 Oct 2015 to 2 Nov 2016)
  • 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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Feb 2017.

8. Miscellaneous
President of St Patrick’s Choral Society. This position is not remunerated. (Registered 07 April 2014)
From 18 February 2016, Honorary Associate Member of the Northern Ireland Veterinary Association, a division of the British Veterinary Association. (Registered 01 March 2016)

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