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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, Cancer Services, Medical Cards, National Treatment Purchase Fund

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Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Driver Licences (22 Oct 2020)

“43. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if the issuing of a replacement driver licence card will be facilitated for a person (details supplied) working on the frontline in the United Kingdom, and who is unable to return home due to the current Covid-19 restrictions and quarantine rules; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32257/20]”

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health: Workforce Planning in Acute and Community Care Settings: Discussion (21 Oct 2020)

“I will be very brief. What changes do the witnesses want to see with regard to specialist registrars and their training, as well as junior doctors? I would appreciate a written reply on the changes they would make in order to assist people who are in that category. There also seems to be a lack of understanding around consultant contracts. A lot of people do not understand that a lot of...”

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Legal Aid Service (21 Oct 2020)

“219. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the reason there is a delay in the payment of criminal legal aid fees to solicitors and barristers in some of the District Court and Circuit Court areas; the reason for the delay; the time period from date of application to the District Court or Circuit Court Office for the payment of the fees to the date that same are paid;...”

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  • Has spoken in 40 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 148 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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  • 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") 5 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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