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RSS feed Hildegarde Naughton TD, former Senator

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  • Fine Gael TD for Galway West
  • Former Fine Gael Senator (Nominated by the Taoiseach)
  • Entered the Dáil on 27 February 2016 — General election
  • Entered the Seanad on 19 July 2013 — appointed
  • Left the Seanad on 26 February 2016 — Resigned
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Committees and topics of interest

Asks most questions about

  • Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Hospital Waiting Lists, Insurance Industry Regulation, Primary Care Centres, Services for People with Disabilities, Ambulance Service Staff

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Joint Oireachtas Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment: Broadband Service Provision: Discussion (Resumed) (11 Oct 2018)

“I wish to draw witnesses' attention to the fact that by virtue of section 17(2)(l) of the Defamation Act 2009, they are protected by absolute privilege in respect of their evidence to the committee. However, if they are directed by the committee to cease giving evidence on a particular matter and continue to do so, they are entitled thereafter only to qualified privilege in respect of their...”

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment: Broadband Service Provision: Discussion (Resumed) (11 Oct 2018)

“That is much appreciated. I have one or two questions before I bring in the members. Would Mr. Godfrey consider carrying out an external independent analysis of the regulatory environment, similar to that undertaken by Commission for Regulation of Utilities in Ireland, CRU? It undertook a peer review. That is one question. On the Stiles report, Eir was found to be in breach of a...”

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment: Broadband Service Provision: Discussion (Resumed) (11 Oct 2018)

“As for the peer review, would ComReg look at doing something similar to what was carried out by the CRU with the OECD?”

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  • Has spoken in 56 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — below average among TDs.
  • Has spoken in 66 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — average among Senators.
  • Has received answers to 44 written questions in the last year — below average among TDs.
  • People have made 0 comments on this TD's speeches — average among TDs.
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  • 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") 17 times in debates — well below average among TDs.
    (Yes, this is a silly statistic. We include it to draw your attention to why you should read more than just these numbers when forming opinions.)
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 106 times in debates — well below average among Senators.
    (Yes, this is a silly statistic. We include it to draw your attention to why you should read more than just these numbers when forming opinions.)