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Asks most questions about

  • Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Grant Payments, Medical Card Applications, Carer's Allowance Appeals, Disadvantaged Areas Scheme Payments, Agriculture Schemes Payments

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Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Social Welfare Schemes (25 Nov 2021)

“I thank the Deputies for highlighting the issue. The average time to award carer's allowance after receipt of application in 2021 is four weeks, as compared with seven weeks in 2020 and 12 weeks in 2019. The average time to award carer's benefit after receipt of application in 2021 is four weeks, as compared with five weeks in 2020 and 12 weeks in 2019. Therefore, we are making good...”

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Social Insurance (25 Nov 2021)

“I propose to take Questions Nos. 12 and 67 together. The current position is that any paid employment after a person’s 66th birthday is not reckonable for contributory State pension purposes, nor is the employment liable to any PRSI contributions. The Government established the Commission on Pensions in November 2020 to examine the sustainability of the State pension system and...”

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Social Insurance (25 Nov 2021)

“The issues the Deputy mentioned are among those the Commission on Pensions considered. It has set out comprehensive and far-reaching recommendations. All the recommendations were unanimously agreed by the commission, with the exception of the increase in the State pension age. The member nominated by ICTU disagreed with this. The recommendations can be broken into three broad interrelated...”

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  • Has spoken in 45 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — well below average among TDs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • People have made 1 comment on this TD's speeches — average among TDs.
  • This TD's speeches, in the printed record, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 738 times in debates — above average among TDs.
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Register of Members' Interests

1. Occupational Income
3. Directorships
4. Land
(1) 25.24 hectares at Drumate, Newbliss, Co. Monaghan: farmland; (2) 79 Market Street, Cootehill, Co. Cavan: constituency office.
5. Gifts
6. Property and Service
7. Travel Facilities
8. Remunerated Positions
9. Contracts

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