Margaret Ritchie MP
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.
10 May 2013 | 4:38 pm
Speaking at the official opening of the new Council Offices in Downpatrick at the Downshire complex, South Down SDLP Member of Parliament, Margaret Ritchie said “Today’s official opening of this stunning Civic Administration Centre marks a significant development in the administration of local government as we move towards the new Council arrangements and the [...]