Margaret Ritchie MP
Political Profile

Margaret Ritchie

Margaret Ritchie's political career began in 1985 when she was elected to Down District Council representing the Rowallane Area. Having been elected to the Northern Ireland Assembly in 2003 and again in 2007, Margaret was appointed Minister for Social Development on 8th of May 2007 and is the sole SDLP member of the new Northern Ireland Executive.

Key
Speeches

Ritchie welcomes Taoiseach’s commitment on Narrow Water Bridge but challenges him on identifying funding

10 February 2016 | 10:48 am

Ritchie welcomes Taoiseach’s commitment on Narrow Water Bridge but challenges him on identifying funding   Ms Ritchie said, “I have received confirmation from the Taoiseach that the Irish Government remains supportive of the concept of the Narrow Water Bridge.   I understand under “A Fresh Start” both the NI Executive and the Irish Government have […]

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