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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, National Broadband Plan

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

RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Tobacco Control Measures (23 Sep 2021)

“Will the Government consider implementing laws that would restrict the importation of tobacco products into the country exclusively to those with plain packaging that includes both pictorial and text warnings in both the Irish and English languages? A similar system that was introduced in Finland requires health warnings to be provided in words and pictures in both Finnish and Swedish. I am...”

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Tobacco Control Measures (23 Sep 2021)

“I accept the Minister of State's reply in respect of tobacco products that are sold in Ireland, but my question referred to products being brought into the country. We allow people to bring in 800 cigarettes, compared with a limit of 200 in Finland. There is not the same requirement in respect of products being brought back by people returning from holidays or a business trip that the...”

Ceisteanna Eile (Atógáil) - Other Questions (Resumed): Departmental Expenditure (23 Sep 2021)

“13. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will consider instituting a change in the tendering process which would facilitate further submissions to be made after a closing date, similar to the recent changes in Northern Ireland; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45570/21]”

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 118 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 425 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") 36 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.)