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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: Cyber Security Protocols (11 Jul 2019)

“The Department of Health provides ICT services to my Department under the terms of a Service Level Agreement and enacts the following on our behalf. It implements a multi-layered approach to cyber security and to protecting our ICT systems, data and infrastructure. This includes preventative controls like firewalls, anti-virus and endpoint protection alongside an advanced network...”

Written Answers — Department of Children and Youth Affairs: Local Authority Funding (11 Jul 2019)

“The Capital Grant Funding Scheme in my Department for Play and Recreation was introduced in 2013 to support the development or refurbishment of play and recreation facilities. €250,000 was provided each year between 2013 and 2018 for new and innovative play and recreation spaces and facilities, with a maximum grant allocation of €20,000 per Local Authority. Each Local...”

Written Answers — Department of Children and Youth Affairs: Adoption Records Provision (11 Jul 2019)

“Tusla - the Child and Family Agency offers an information and tracing service for adopted and other relevant persons in various locations throughout the country. This service is at no cost to the applicant. More information can be found at www.tusla.ie/services/alternative-care/adoption-services/tra cing-service/ Under the GDPR and Data Protection legislation an individual can ask a data...”

More of Katherine Zappone's recent appearances

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 37 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.
  • 73 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Katherine Zappone speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 468 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.)