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  • Fine Gael TD for Dublin Mid West
  • Former Fine Gael Senator (Labour Panel)
  • Entered the Dáil on 26 February 2011 — General election
  • Entered the Seanad on 13 September 2007 — General election
  • Left the Seanad on 26 February 2011 — Resigned
  • Email me whenever Frances Fitzgerald speaks (no more than once per day)

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Committees and topics of interest

Asks most questions about

  • Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Children in Care

(based on written questions asked by Frances Fitzgerald and answered by departments)

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Questions on Promised Legislation (23 Feb 2017)

“Second Stage of that Bill is being taken next week. I know the Deputy has a very keen interest in it. It is a very important Bill to encourage mediation rather than get involved in adversarial court cases.”

Questions on Promised Legislation (23 Feb 2017)

“As the Deputy is aware, legislation on drugs is being taken in the Dáil today. The Minister of State, Deputy Catherine Byrne, is working on a new national drugs strategy that will ensure the kinds of treatment raised by the Deputy are available. There is also increased investment to ensure people can access treatment. I agree it is essential that people can access rehabilitation...”

Questions on Promised Legislation (23 Feb 2017)

“There is a commitment to developing a regional headquarters in Sligo and that project will proceed. The matter is a priority for the Government. The use of information technology, IT, in the Garda Síochána is also a priority. In fact, this week I had a meeting with the relevant stakeholders to review progress in respect of the various systems in place and to ensure that we can...”

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  • Has spoken in 131 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — well above average among TDs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • People have made 11 comments on this TD's speeches — well above average among TDs.
  • This TD's speeches, in the printed record, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 117 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Frances Fitzgerald speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 1015 times in debates — well above average among TDs.
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Collegefort, Castleknock, Dublin 15: family use.
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