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  • Fine Gael TD for Cork North Central
  • Former Fine Gael Senator (Industrial and Commercial Panel)
  • Entered the Dáil on 9 February 2020 — General election
  • Entered the Seanad on 27 April 2011 — General election
  • Left the Seanad on 8 February 2018 — General election
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Committees and topics of interest

Asks most questions about

  • Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Covid-19 Pandemic, Covid-19 Pandemic Supports, Maternity Services, Programme for Government, Cancer Services

(based on written questions asked by Colm Burke and answered by departments)

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Covid-19: Statements (24 Nov 2020)

“We are now in the final week of level-5 restrictions. The figures indicate these restrictions have significantly suppressed the spread of the virus. It has not been suppressed as much as we would have liked but the trajectory of the spread is downward. The hospital and wider healthcare systems have responded effectively to the autumn surge of cases. The various health agencies and...”

Public Accounts Committee: 2019 Annual Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General and Appropriation Accounts
Vote 9 – Office of the Revenue Commissioners
Central Fund Related Accounts - Revenue Account 2019
(19 Nov 2020)

“I thank our guests for their presentation. I wish to raise the delays arising from Covid-19 in dealing with certain issues. A number of people have contacted me about family members who have loans under the fair deal scheme. As our guests will be aware, the moneys must be paid back and that is done through Revenue. The problem now is that because of Covid, there is a delay in taking out...”

Public Accounts Committee: 2019 Annual Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General and Appropriation Accounts
Vote 9 – Office of the Revenue Commissioners
Central Fund Related Accounts - Revenue Account 2019
(19 Nov 2020)

“To go back to the VRT issue at the two centres in Cork, there does not seem to be a problem in other areas. I understand that it takes less time to get VRT approval in Tralee, Waterford and Galway. Can the problem in Cork be dealt with?”

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  • Has spoken in 48 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 spoken in 61 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 174 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 6 times in debates.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 834 times in debates.
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