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Asks most questions about
- Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Hospital Appointments Status, Schools Building Projects Status, Covid-19 Pandemic, Hospital Waiting Lists, Vaccination Programme
(based on written questions asked by James Lawless and answered by departments)
- Select Committee on Justice and Equality: Business of Select Committee (23 Feb 2021)
“Before commencing the formal session, I advise members that the clerk to the committee and I have been reviewing the work programme and we hope to organise a private session next week to set out a few dates and topics, as I am keen to keep things moving despite our current restrictions. We will be in touch with members.”
- Select Committee on Justice and Equality: Criminal Justice (Theft and Fraud Offences) (Amendment) Bill 2020: Committee Stage (23 Feb 2021)
“No apologies have been received. We are here today to consider Committee Stage of the Criminal Justice (Theft and Fraud Offences) (Amendment) Bill 2020. I welcome the Minister of State at the Department of Justice with special responsibility for law reform, Deputy James Brown, to our meeting. We will now proceed with our consideration of the Bill. In the context of efficiency, I will...”
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- Has spoken in 28 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — well below average among TDs.
- Has received answers to 179 written questions in the last year — average among TDs.
- People have made 0 comments on this TD's speeches — average among TDs.
- This TD's speeches, in the printed record, are readable by an average 16–17 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") 158 times in debates — below average among TDs.
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