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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)

RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Criminal Justice Bill 2016: Report and Final Stages (24 May 2017)

“The purpose of electronic monitoring is to monitor compliance with bail conditions. Its intended effect is to encourage a person on bail to comply with the conditions the court has imposed. There are a range of safeguards to ensure it is used appropriately already in the Bail Act. The Act requires a person subject to electronic monitoring to consent to it and the provisions only apply to...”

Criminal Justice Bill 2016: Report and Final Stages (24 May 2017)

“It is already the case that electronic monitoring will only be imposed for serious offences to monitor a condition of bail which must itself be proportionate and necessary where the prosecution applies for it. That is in circumstances where the Garda believes it would be effective in preventing breaches of bail conditions. It has to be with the consent of the person being monitored and it...”

Criminal Justice Bill 2016: Report and Final Stages (24 May 2017)

“I move amendment No. 1:In page 4, line 13, to delete “ ‘intoxication’ ” and substitute “ ‘intoxicated’ ”. This is a fairly straightforward technical amendment. It replaces the word "intoxication" with the word "intoxicated" in subsection (4) of the new section 4A of the Criminal Justice (Public Order) Act to be inserted by section 3 of...”

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 147 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 12 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.
  • 122 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Frances Fitzgerald speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 1093 times in debates — well above average among TDs.
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Register of Members' Interests

1. Occupational Income
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2. Shares
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3. Directorships
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4. Land
Collegefort, Castleknock, Dublin 15: family use.
5. Gifts
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6. Property and Service
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7. Travel Facilities
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8. Remunerated Positions
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9. Contracts
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Register last updated: 11 Mar 2015. More about the Register

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