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RSS feed John Paul Phelan TD, former Senator

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  • Fine Gael TD for Carlow-Kilkenny
  • Former Fine Gael Senator (Agricultural Panel)
  • Entered the Dáil on 26 February 2011 — General election
  • Left the Seanad on 25 February 2011 — Resigned
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Committees and topics of interest

Asks most questions about

  • Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Banking Sector Regulation, Grant Payments, Schools Building Projects, Schools Building Projects Status, Ambulance Service Staff

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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Local Government Bill 2018: Second Stage (Resumed) (15 Nov 2018)

“They do. The Deputy should read the submission made by the AILG-----”

Local Government Bill 2018: Second Stage (Resumed) (15 Nov 2018)

“Deputy Cassells should read the AILG submission to Sara Moorhead, which says in black and white that they favour the municipal district system. I have heard the same in meetings that I have had with the AILG. It should be noted that more than half of the board of the AILG is made up of Fianna Fáil councillors, although I have no doubt that there are some Fianna Fáil councillors...”

Local Government Bill 2018: Second Stage (Resumed) (15 Nov 2018)

“Fair enough. I am just saying that the representative group for councillors favours the municipal district system. It also favours giving the districts more power, autonomy and money, which is the point I was trying to make. Deputy Fitzmaurice referred to the strengthening of the municipal districts. Part of the meeting we will have with the Galway members will be about that very issue....”

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  • Has spoken in 44 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — below average among TDs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
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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.
  • 28 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever John Paul Phelan speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 189 times in debates — below average among TDs.
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Register of Members' Interests

1. Occupational Income
Landlord, 50% share of property & rent: 2 Highfield Mews, Upper Rathmines Road, Dublin 6.
2. Shares
Shares in Glanbia Plc.: Glanbia, Glanbia House, Ring Road, Kilkenny City: agri-business. Other Information Provided: These were an inheritance from my late father's estate in 2014.
3. Directorships
Nil
4. Land
50% share in a house at 2 Highfield Mews, Upper Rathmines Road, Dublin 6: letting.
5. Gifts
Nil
6. Property and Service
Nil
7. Travel Facilities
Nil
8. Remunerated Positions
Nil
9. Contracts
Nil

Register last updated: 11 Mar 2015. More about the Register

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