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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): Ambulance Service Data, Hospital Waiting Lists, Insurance Industry Regulation, Services for People with Disabilities, Primary Care Centres

(based on written questions asked by Hildegarde Naughton and answered by departments)

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Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Tax Exemptions (23 Sep 2021)

“There is a facility in place to declare a vehicle off the road where it is not going to be in use in a public place. This is underpinned by the provisions of the Non-Use of Motor Vehicles Act 2013. The primary purpose of the Act is to replace the system whereby a vehicle was declared off the road retrospectively with a system under which the vehicle must be declared off the road in advance....”

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Driver Test (23 Sep 2021)

“All enquires relating to driver licensing are handled by the National Driver Licence Service (NDLS), the provision of which I have delegated to the Road Safety Authority (RSA) under the relevant legislation. My Department does not have access to individual applications. I have forwarded the Deputy's query to the RSA for direct reply. If she has not heard from them in 10 working days I...”

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Cycling Policy (23 Sep 2021)

“The prosecution of offences arising from breaches of road traffic law fall under the responsibility of An Garda Síochána, as, ultimately, would any decision to accept helmet camera footage as the basis for such a prosecution. Questions relating to law enforcement come primarily under the remit of my colleague, the Minister for Justice. As Minister for Transport I have, however,...”

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  • Has spoken in 47 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — well below average among TDs.
  • Has spoken in 66 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — average among Senators.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • 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 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 19 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Hildegarde Naughton speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 121 times in debates — 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.)