Voting Record — Margaret Ritchie MP, South Down (13856)

Margaret Ritchie

Note: our records only go back to 1997 for the Commons and 2001 for the Lords (more details).

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
8 May 2015 3 May 2017 SDLP 0 votes out of 377, 0.0% 377 votes out of 467, 80.7% 4 times
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 SDLP 0 votes out of 484, 0.0% 484 votes out of 1239, 39.1% 2 times

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Interesting Votes

Votes in parliament for which this MP's vote differed from the majority vote of their party (Rebel), or in which this MP was a teller (Teller), or both (Rebel Teller).

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HouseDateSubjectMargaret RitchieSDLP VoteRôle
3 May 2017Stopped being Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee
Commons19 Apr 2017Early Parliamentary General Election tellnono Teller
Commons17 Nov 2016Employment and Support Allowance and Universal Credit — Postpone Cuts tellnounknown Unknown Teller
2 Nov 2016Stopped being Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Sub-Committee
Commons15 Mar 2016Investigatory Powers Bill — Second Reading — Mass Surveillance tellnono Teller
Commons23 Nov 2015Northern Ireland (Welfare Reform) Bill — New Clause 1 — Report on Impacts tellayeaye Teller
14 Oct 2015Became Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Sub-Committee
8 Jul 2015Became Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee
HouseDateSubjectMargaret RitchieSDLP VoteRôle
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Shadow SDLP Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs),
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Shadow SDLP Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change),
Commons9 Jul 2013Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill — Clause 3 — Disqualification of Members of the House of Lords from Membership of Northern Ireland Assembly tellayeaye Teller
Commons9 Jul 2013Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill — Clause 1 — Transparancy of Political Donations — Start Date tellayeaye Teller
23 Jan 2012Became Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee
Commons29 Nov 2011Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill — Schedule 8 — Length of Transtional Period During Which Existing Control Orders Remain In Place bothno Rebel
6 May 2010Became Shadow SDLP Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs),
6 May 2010Became Shadow SDLP Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change),

Policy Comparisons

This chart shows the percentage agreement between this MP and each of the policies in the database, according to their voting record.

100% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
67% Action to prevent domestic violence
0% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
50% Apprenticeships
0% Assisted Dying
16% Asylum System - More strict
23% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
60% Bankers' Bonus Tax
30% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
24% Closed Material Proceedure
42% Coalition Programme for Government - For
50% Cull Badgers
58% Do more to help refugees inclding children
0% Encourage and incentivise saving
0% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
71% Energy Prices - More Affordable
0% English Votes on English Laws etc.
33% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
77% European Union - For
27% Excess Bedroom Benefit Reduction - Social Tenants
0% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
50% Fixed Term Parliaments
100% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
99% Fully Elected House of Lords
81% Further devolution to Scotland
79% Further devolution to Wales
67% Gambling - Against permissiveness
23% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
0% Higher taxes on sugary drinks
50% Homosexuality - Equal rights
65% Human Rights and Equality
50% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
17% Increase Air Passenger Duty
12% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
33% Increase VAT
83% Inheritance Tax
100% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
67% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
50% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
38% Localise Council Tax Support
75% Mansion Tax
0% Mass Retention of Communications Data
40% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
50% Member trustees on pension boards
57% Minumum Wage
87% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
58% More powers for local councils
50% No detention without charge or trial
71% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
60% Openness and Transparency - In Favour
25% Promote Occupational Pensions
84% Public Ownership of Railways
64% Rail Fares - Lower
7% Reduce capital gains tax
33% Reduce central funding for local government
10% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
15% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
21% Reducing the number of MPs - for
34% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
99% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
63% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
13% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
32% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
50% Same Sex Marriage - for
100% Smoking ban - In favour
75% State control of bus services
74% Stop climate change
39% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
100% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
10% Trade Union Regulation
0% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
0% University Tuition Fees - For
9% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
100% Voting age - Reduce to 16
100% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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