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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

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

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Questions on Proposed Legislation (21 Jul 2016)

“In reply to the Deputy before on this issue I said that Revenue and the Department of Finance were examining section 110 in the context in which we discussed it. I have no doubt the Minister for Finance, in view of the figures that were published, will be making further contributions on that particular aspect of the figures in the course of the budgetary discussions with the new budgetary...”

Questions on Proposed Legislation (21 Jul 2016)

“I confirm that the Minister, as I said in the House recently, is in continual contact with the companies. A number of issues have arisen in relation to one particular company but he is monitoring the situation and, as I said before, will consider legislation if it is necessary. He is examining any particular issues that are arising in the interim. I suggest the Deputy corresponds with him...”

Questions on Proposed Legislation (21 Jul 2016)

“The thousands of people employed by such companies throughout this country certainly will not agree with the Deputy's analysis regarding the important role that they play in this economy. I repeat that these figures were not published by the Government but were published independently in line with international norms-----”

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  • Has spoken in 95 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 10 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.
  • 110 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Frances Fitzgerald speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 831 times in debates — well above average among TDs.
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Collegefort, Castleknock, Dublin 15: family use.
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