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RSS feed Colm Burke TD, former Senator

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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, Vaccination Programme, Health Services Provision, Hospital Services

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

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Covid-19 Vaccination Programme: Statements (6 May 2021)

“I thank the Minister for the information he has given us this evening and the work he is doing. I have had many pregnant women on to me asking who they should contact about the vaccine. I have letters from both GPs and maternity hospitals stating they have got no information on this. People are anxious as there are more than 40,000 women at any one time who are pregnant. Clarification...”

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health: Whistleblower Allegations: Department of Health (5 May 2021)

“I thank the witnesses for attending this morning. I come from a background where I would have been involved in litigation against the Department of Health in a legal capacity and, therefore, I would be very much familiar with what is involved. Regarding the discovery of documents, where there are a number of Government agencies, including the HSE and the Department of Health and the...”

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health: Whistleblower Allegations: Department of Health (5 May 2021)

“On the defendant’s side, which would be the Department of Education, the Department of Health and the HSE?”

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 105 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — above average among TDs.
  • Has spoken in 61 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — average among Senators.
  • Has received answers to 419 written questions in the last year — above average among TDs.
  • People have made 0 comments on this TD's speeches — average among TDs.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Senator's speeches — average among Senators.
  • This TD's speeches, in the printed record, are readable by an average 15–16 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") 22 times in debates — well below average among TDs.
    (Yes, this is a silly statistic. We include it to draw your attention to why you should read more than just these numbers when forming opinions.)
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 834 times in debates — well above average among Senators.
    (Yes, this is a silly statistic. We include it to draw your attention to why you should read more than just these numbers when forming opinions.)