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  • Fine Gael TD for Dublin South West
  • Former Fine Gael Senator (Cultural & Educational Panel)
  • Entered the Dáil on 24 May 2007 — General election
  • Left the Seanad on 24 May 2007 — Resigned
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Committees and topics of interest

Asks most questions about

  • Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Schools Building Projects, Departmental Expenditure, School Staffing, School Accommodation, Special Educational Needs

(based on written questions asked by Brian Hayes and answered by departments)

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Topical Issues: Regional Development (17 Apr 2014)

“To reply to my colleague and friend, it would be a disgraceful situation were it the case but it is not the case. To present the strategic investment fund as the only avenue of capital funding is also a gross distortion. To be frank, the existing capital programme, which is set from 2012 to 2016 and totals €17.5 billion, is significantly bigger than the €6.8 billion to which I...”

Topical Issues: Regional Development (17 Apr 2014)

“The investment fund is one arm of capital investment but it is not by any stretch of the imagination the only one. The key issue on which Government policy is determined in making decisions is not on the basis of political priorities. It is on the basis of what will make the economy more competitive in the long run and what are the key things we need to do, from an infrastructural...”

Topical Issues: Regional Development (17 Apr 2014)

“I thank Deputy Deasy for raising the important issues of how Ireland's strategic investment fund will be managed, its remit, its mandate and how it will deliver balanced development for our country. I note to the Deputy that I have a foot in both camps in this context as a Minister of State at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform and at the Department of Finance. I wear both hats...”

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  • Has spoken in 75 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — average among TDs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • People have made 2 comments on this TD's speeches — above average among TDs.
  • This TD's speeches, in the printed record, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 27 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Brian Hayes speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 439 times in debates — above average among TDs.
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Register of Members' Interests

1. Occupational Income
3. Directorships
4. Land
15 Haddon Court, Clontarf, D3: property investment.
5. Gifts
6. Property and Service
7. Travel Facilities
8. Remunerated Positions
9. Contracts

Register last updated: 25 Mar 2014. More about the Register

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