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  • Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Services for People with Disabilities, Social Welfare Benefits, Health Services, Special Educational Needs, Social Welfare Code

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Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Maternity Leave (27 May 2020)

“I propose to take Questions Nos. 303 to 307, inclusive, 309 to 311, inclusive, 314 to 316, inclusive, 332 and 357 together. I am conscious of demands on parents at this time and hope that the additional measures to support working parents that I have introduced in recent years, including the new parent’s leave scheme and an extension of parental leave, are helping to ease some of...”

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Licence Applications (27 May 2020)

“The Gaming and Lotteries Act 1956 provides for the regulation of gaming and lottery activity either under permit from An Garda Síochána or under licence from the District Court. The occasions of gaming and lottery activities which require a permit from An Garda Síochána are set out in sections 6, 7 and 27. Licences to operate lotteries are granted by the District Court....”

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Direct Provision System (27 May 2020)

“I want to assure the Deputy that I, Minister Flanagan and our officials take the safety and wellbeing of all international protection applicants and the community in which they reside extremely seriously. That has always been our priority. I do appreciate that the circumstances in which the Skellig Accommodation Centre was opened did not allow for full engagement with local...”

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  • Has spoken in 43 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — average among TDs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • People have made 2 comments on this TD's speeches — above average among TDs.
  • 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") 577 times in debates — above average among TDs.
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Register of Members' Interests

1. Occupational Income
3. Directorships
Non-executive: Midleton My Place Ltd., 43 Main St., Midleton, Co. Cork: to build, maintain and manage the operations of a youth and community centre, provide recreation, support and development, training and education and anything ancillary to the above.
4. Land
29 St Mary’s Rd., Midleton, Co. Cork: constituency office.
5. Gifts
6. Property and Service
7. Travel Facilities
8. Remunerated Positions
9. Contracts

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