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Committees and topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Local Authority Housing, Taxi Regulations, Social and Affordable Housing Provision, Local Authority Housing Data, Public Transport
(based on written questions asked by Dessie Ellis and answered by departments)
- Ceisteanna ó Cheannairí - Leaders' Questions (16 May 2019)
- Aircraft Noise (Dublin Airport) Regulation Bill 2018: From the Seanad (Resumed) (15 May 2019)
“I wish to speak to the Government's amendments Nos. 1 and 2, which seek to remove two amendments we passed on Report Stage in this House. Like several other amendments, the Minister saw fit to have them removed in the Seanad. The Government refused to allow time for a proper debate, but was happy to push through the Minister's amendments. This shows a shocking disregard for the democratic...”
- An Bille um an gCúigiú Leasú is Tríocha ar an mBunreacht (An Ceart chun Teaghaise) 2016: An Dara Céim [Comhaltaí Príobháideacha] - Thirty-fifth Amendment of the Constitution (Right to a Home) Bill 2016: Second Stage [Private Members] (14 May 2019)
“Those houses were sold off to vulture funds.”
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- Has spoken in 61 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — below average among TDs.
- Has received answers to 31 written questions in the last year — below average among TDs.
- 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 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") 485 times in debates — average among TDs.
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Register of Members' Interests
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