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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
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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)

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Written Answers — Department of Children and Youth Affairs: Departmental Budgets (12 Dec 2019)

“The nature of the Department`s capital investment programme is that of multiannual discreet projects and capital expenditure generally involves the following programme areas: - Child and Family Agency (Tusla) - Youth Justice – Oberstown Children Detention Campus - Early Learning Care and School Age Childcare - Youth Organisations and Services The National Development Plan 2018 -...”

Written Answers — Department of Children and Youth Affairs: Draft Childminding Action Plan (12 Dec 2019)

“On 29th August, I launched the Draft Childminding Action Plan, for the purpose of public consultation. The Draft Childminding Action Plan aims to bring all childminders within the scope of public funding, supports, and regulations. Up to now most childminders have been exempt from regulation and therefore would be excluded from public funding such as the National Childcare Scheme. Central to...”

Written Answers — Department of Children and Youth Affairs: Foster Care Expenditure (12 Dec 2019)

“I thank the Deputy for his question. The information requested is being sought from Tusla by officials in my Department and I will revert to the Deputy in due course.”

More of Katherine Zappone's recent appearances

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 43 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — 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.
  • 74 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Katherine Zappone speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 511 times in debates — above 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.)