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RSS feed Katherine Zappone, former TD, former Senator

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  • Former Independent TD for Dublin South West
  • Former Independent Senator (Nominated by the Taoiseach)
  • Left the Dáil on 8 February 2020 — General election
  • 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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Written Answers — Department of Children and Youth Affairs: Special Educational Needs Service Provision (5 Mar 2020)

“I propose to take Questions Nos. 1077 and 1078 together. AIM Level 7 provides additional assistance in the pre-school room where this is critical to ensuring a child’s participation in the free ECCE preschool programme. In line with emerging best practice to support the integration and independence of children with a disability, AIM does not fund Special Needs Assistants (SNAs)....”

Written Answers — Department of Children and Youth Affairs: Home Tuition Scheme Eligibility (5 Mar 2020)

“I wish to inform the Deputy that the provision of home tuition supports is a matter for the Department of Education and Skills. Tusla Education Support Service (TESS) has engaged with the child in this case. I have asked TESS to reply directly to the Deputy.”

Written Answers — Department of Children and Youth Affairs: Family Resource Centres (5 Mar 2020)

“Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, is responsible for the administration of the Family Resource Centre (FRC) Programme. Tusla has no current plans to expand the FRC Programme in 2020. Should a new FRC application process be established, Tusla's local Area Managers will be made aware of the process.  Expressions of interest will be sought from community organisations....”

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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.
  • 75 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 512 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.)