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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
- Email me whenever John Paul Phelan speaks (no more than once per day)
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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
(based on written questions asked by John Paul Phelan and answered by departments)
- Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Mayoral Election (25 Jun 2019)
“The Programme for a Partnership Government includes a commitment to consider the issue of directly elected mayors for Ireland's cities. In this regard, following consideration and approval by Government of detailed policy proposals on directly elected mayors with executive functions, plebiscites were held on the Government's proposals in Cork City, Limerick City and County and Waterford City...”
- Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Local Authority Functions (25 Jun 2019)
“The number and names of designated municipal districts in County Mayo are outlined in the Local Electoral Area Boundary Committee (No.1) report which was published in June 2018 and which is available on my Department's website at the following link: In the case of Mayo, the recommended municipal district configuration was accepted in full and is outlined in the following table. Municipal...”
- Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Electoral Reform (25 Jun 2019)
“A person can be nominated to stand for election in more than one local electoral area. Article 14(3) of the Local Elections Regulations 1995 provides that a separate nomination paper is required for each local electoral area for which a candidate is nominated at a local election. Article 124 of the 1995 Regulations, as amended, provides that where a person is elected as a member of the...”
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- Has spoken in 60 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.
- 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 18–19 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") 241 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.)
Register of Members' Interests
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