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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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Seanad: Local Government Rates and Other Matters Bill 2018: Committee and Remaining Stages (10 Jul 2019)

“It was Monaghan.”

Seanad: Local Government Rates and Other Matters Bill 2018: Committee and Remaining Stages (10 Jul 2019)

“I am not in a position to accept the amendment, not so much due to time pressure but for the reasons given by Senators Coffey and Humphreys. Phased decreases would certainly be illegal and would be challenged in the courts by any business.”

Seanad: Local Government Rates and Other Matters Bill 2018: Committee and Remaining Stages (10 Jul 2019)

“Yes, phased decreases would be illegal. Senator Norris may have been slightly wrong. Decreases in rates are accepted and the revaluation process will produce decreases. One section in the Bill proposes that decreases would become instantly applicable and the rate book would change immediately. Senator Norris's concerns are already addressed in the Bill in that sense. If, for example, a...”

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  • Has spoken in 57 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 18–19 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") 247 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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