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Asks most questions about
- Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Hospital Appointments Status, Schools Building Projects Status, Hospital Waiting Lists, Home Help Service Provision, Research and Development Funding
(based on written questions asked by James Lawless and answered by departments)
- Microbeads (Prohibition) Bill 2019: Second Stage (20 Jun 2019)
“Fianna Fáil supports this Bill but we are disappointed about the length of time it has taken for it to come before the House. There have been repeated attempts in the lifetime of this Dáil to have this legislation enacted, by the Green Party in the first instance, followed by the Labour Party and then Fianna Fáil, all of which were prevented from progressing by the Government....”
- Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Naturalisation Applications (20 Jun 2019)
“113. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the status of an application for naturalisation by a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25875/19]”
- Copyright and Other Intellectual Property Law Provisions Bill 2018: From the Seanad (19 Jun 2019)
“That is great.”
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- Has spoken in 43 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — below average among TDs.
- Has received answers to 166 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") 126 times in debates — well below average among TDs.
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