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RSS feed Katherine Zappone TD, former Senator

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  • Independent TD for Dublin South West
  • Former Independent Senator (Nominated by the Taoiseach)
  • Entered the Dáil on 27 February 2016 — General election
  • Entered the Seanad on 20 May 2011 — appointed
  • Left the Seanad on 26 February 2016 — Resigned
  • Email me whenever Katherine Zappone 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): One-Parent Family Payment, Education and Training Provision

(based on written questions asked by Katherine Zappone and answered by departments)

RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Written Answers — Department of Children and Youth Affairs: Ombudsman for Children Reports (6 Dec 2018)

“I am advised by Oberstown that the Ombudsman for Children visits Oberstown Children Detention Campus and meets with children on a regular basis. The Ombudsman for Children undertakes investigations under the Ombudsman for Children Act 2002. The Ombudsman has undertaken one such investigation in relation to Oberstown and I am advised by Oberstown that it recently received a copy of a draft...”

Written Answers — Department of Children and Youth Affairs: Child and Family Agency Data (6 Dec 2018)

“I have written to Tusla, the Child and Family Agency to request the information sought by the Deputy and will revert when I have received a reply.”

Written Answers — Department of Children and Youth Affairs: Child Protection (6 Dec 2018)

“The Deputy will be aware that it is not appropriate for me to comment on individual cases.”

More of Katherine Zappone's recent appearances

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 38 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — well below average among TDs.
  • Has spoken in 35 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — below average among Senators.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • People have made 1 comment on this TD's speeches — average among TDs.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Senator's speeches — average among Senators.
  • 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.
  • 62 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Katherine Zappone speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 343 times in debates — 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.)
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 241 times in debates — below average among Senators.
    (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.)