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Committees and topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- 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
(based on written questions asked by David Stanton and answered by departments)
- Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Adoption Legislation (18 Dec 2019)
“On 22 October last, the Government approved the priority drafting of provisions on adoptive leave with a view to their inclusion in the earliest appropriate Bill. These provisions will give all adopting couples, whether same sex or opposite sex, the right to select which of them will be the qualified adopter i.e. which will get adoptive leave and benefit. Drafting of the provisions...”
- Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Refugee Resettlement Programme (18 Dec 2019)
“In 2015, as part of Ireland's response to the migration crisis in central and southern Europe, the Government established the Irish Refugee Protection Programme (IRPP). Under this programme, the Government committed to accepting up to 4,000 people into the State, primarily through a combination of the EU Relocation Programme and the UNHCR's Refugee Resettlement Programme. ...”
- Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Asylum Seeker Accommodation (18 Dec 2019)
“I am aware of a report regarding the experience of residents within the accommodation centre referred to by the Deputy. I met with the NGO that commissioned the report and I discussed its findings with it. The report is also being considered by my officials. All complaints regarding the operation of an accommodation centre are fully...”
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- Has spoken in 64 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.
- 48 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever David Stanton speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 575 times in debates — above average among TDs.
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Register of Members' Interests
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