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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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Topical Issue Debate: Local Authority Housing Rents (10 Jul 2018)

“I thank the Deputy for raising this matter, which I am taking on behalf of my colleague, the Minister. I thank him for the opportunity to outline the current position. In response to his final question, my understanding is this is not currently a reserved function for local authority members. I will try to get an answer on the effect of SI 214 of 2014 on the differential rent scheme. ...”

Topical Issue Debate: Local Authority Housing Rents (10 Jul 2018)

“The only answer I can give the Deputy is that the results of the review undertaken by the Minister and his officials on his behalf are imminent. Following that, a scheme for a more uniform system of differential rent will be introduced. That is the Government's proposal. I am not sure why the original proposal from the 2009 legislation has not yet become law. I will endeavour to find out....”

Ceisteanna - Questions: Programme for Government (10 Jul 2018)

“He does not have it yet. I have it.”

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  • Has spoken in 38 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — well 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 172 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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