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  • People Before Profit Alliance TD for Dublin South Central
  • Entered the Dáil on 27 February 2016 — General election
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Asks most questions about

  • Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Industrial Disputes, Medicinal Products Data, IDA Supports, Direct Provision System, Middle East Peace Process

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Industrial Relations (Right to Access) (Amendment) Bill 2016: Second Stage [Private Members] (22 Feb 2017)

“I want to have a go at the Minister because I am a member of the committee which deals with issues that are the responsibility of her Department. On each occasion that an issue relating to workers' rights arises or when discrimination against workers comes to the fore, regardless of whether it is in an FDI company, the Minister always finds fancy language to use when washing her hands of any...”

Questions on Promised Legislation (22 Feb 2017)

“We saw how Mountjoy Square has gone. Hopefully we will not see fires and tragedy resulting in them.”

Questions on Promised Legislation (22 Feb 2017)

“Practices that in normal circumstances would never be countenanced are sometimes allowed to become commonplace during a prolonged and entrenched crisis. Is the Cabinet holding any discussions on legislation to deal with the exploitation of homeless people? We have seen a number of very serious breaches - these would normally never happen if there were not a prolonged housing crisis - in the...”

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  • Has spoken in 161 committee discussions and Dáil debates since entering the Oireachtas. No comparison to other members is shown here because this member has been in office for less than a year.
  • Has received answers to 206 written questions since entering the Oireachtas. No comparison to other members is shown here because this member has been in office for less than a year.
  • People have made 1 comment on this TD's speeches.
  • This TD's speeches, in the printed record, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 142 times in debates.
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