Margaret Ritchie

Margaret Ritchie

Constituency

South Down

Party

Social Democratic and Labour Party

Address as

Ms Ritchie

Contact details

Westminster

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 3000
margaret.ritchie.mp@parliament.uk

Constituency

32 Saul Street, Downpatrick, BT 30 6NQ
Tel: 028 4461 2882
Fax: 028 4461 9574
m.ritchie@sdlp.ie

Biography

Electoral history

Member for South Down since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

Spokesperson for: Political Affairs 2010-, Energy and Climate Change 2010-, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 2010-

Party groups

Social Democratic and Labour Party: Member 1980-, Member General Council, International Secretary -2007, Leader 2010-11

Select committees

Member: Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 2012-

Councils, public bodies

Down District Council: Councillor 1985-2009, Chair 1993-94; SDLP Group Whip

International bodies

Alternate member, EU Committee of the Regions -2005

Political interests

Health, environment, Europe, provision facilities for the young, economy, regional development

Countries of interest

Belgium, France

General Election 2010 - South Down

Name Party Votes %
Ritchie, Margaret SDLP 20648 48.2%
Ruane, Caitríona Sinn Féin 12236 28.57%
Wells, Jim DUP 3645 8.51%
McCallister, John UCUNF 3093 7.22%
McConnell, Ivor TUV 1506 3.52%
Enright, Cadogan Green 901 2.11%
Griffin, David All 560 1.31%
Result SDLP Hold (0.12% from SDLP to Sinn Féin)