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Comments on the Queen’s Speech

Ritchie Says Queen’s Speech Shows Coalition Has Lost Direction  South Down MP Margaret Ritchie (SDLP)has criticised the government’s legislative agenda announced during today’s Queen’s Speech in Westminster. Speaking from the House of Commons Ms Ritchie said: “While I welcome some of the proposals announced today, including the Bill of Rights for…

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Ritchie Says Taskforce Needed To Restore Upland Farms

SOUTH Down MP Margaret Ritchie (SDLP) has argued for the implementation of a taskforce to deal with the restoration and renewal of upland farms. Ms Ritchie was speaking yesterday during an adjournment debate in the House of Commons on the effect of weather conditions on upland sheep farmers. She said:…

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