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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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Seanad: Parole Bill 2016: Committee and Remaining Stages (11 Jul 2019)

“On that point, I am advised that it is intended that applicants can be represented by both a barrister and a solicitor. Singular references in the Bill can be read to include the plural.”

Seanad: Parole Bill 2016: Committee and Remaining Stages (11 Jul 2019)

“I thank the Senator for her amendment. Section 4 deals with the Minister's powers to make regulations under the Act. Section 4(3), which, as the Senator has already pointed out, is a standard provision in legislation, provides that if the Minister wants to use any power to make regulations under the Act, he must lay a copy of that regulation before each House and that, if either House is...”

Seanad: Parole Bill 2016: Committee and Remaining Stages (11 Jul 2019)

“I thank Senators Ruane and Black for tabling the amendments. As has been stated, section 12 deals with the circumstances where members of the board are to be removed, disqualified or become ineligible to hold office. Subsection (4) of section 12 provides that a member of the board ceases to be qualified and ceases to be a member of the board if that person is convicted on indictment of an...”

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  • Has spoken in 66 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") 542 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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