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Committees and topics of interest
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
(based on written questions asked by Heather Humphreys and answered by departments)
- Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Enterprise Support Services (30 Jul 2020)
“I propose to take Questions Nos. 758, 760, 761, 762, 764, 765, 768, 769, 771, 772, 773, 774 and 776 together. The Enterprise Support Grant is a support available to participants of the Back to Work Enterprise Allowance to assist with start-up costs experienced by new enterprises. In 2019, approximately 4,800 applications were awarded at a cost of almost €3 million. This information...”
- Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Covid-19 Pandemic Supports (30 Jul 2020)
“As part of the Government's July stimulus package, announced last week, the pandemic unemployment payment has been extended to 1st April 2021. Further changes have been introduced to the structure of the payment which means that it continues to be a strong support but is also fair and targeted. Applications for the scheme will continue to be taken until 17 September 2020. ...”
- Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Civil Marriages (30 Jul 2020)
“The criteria used by registrars to assess the way in which a proposed marriage is deemed to be a marriage of convenience are contained in section 58(4C) of the Civil Registration Act 2004, which states as follows: (4C) In forming an opinion under subsection (4A) and deciding to refer the matter to the Superintendent Registrar, the registrar shall consider the following: (a) if the...”
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- Has spoken in 36 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — 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 — above 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.
- 49 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Heather Humphreys speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 518 times in debates — above average among TDs.
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Register of Members' Interests
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