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  • Fine Gael TD for Dublin West
  • Taoiseach, Department of An Taoiseach (since 14 Jun 2017)
  • Entered the Dáil on 24 May 2007 — General election
  • Email me whenever Leo Varadkar speaks (no more than once per day)

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Asks most questions about

  • Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Departmental Bodies, Departmental Expenditure, Departmental Staff, Departmental Agencies, Tax Code

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Ceisteanna - Questions (Resumed): Taoiseach's Meetings and Engagements (18 Apr 2018)

“That may well be the case.”

Ceisteanna - Questions (Resumed): Taoiseach's Meetings and Engagements (18 Apr 2018)

“The former Taoiseach, Deputy Enda Kenny, attached a lot of value to it. I attended some of the meetings as a Minister and I decided I would continue with the practice when I became Taoiseach. I have no doubt that previous taoisigh, including Mr. Bertie Ahern, saw value in it also. We generally meet in round-table format, with many Ministers around the table and many representatives from...”

Ceisteanna - Questions (Resumed): Taoiseach's Meetings and Engagements (18 Apr 2018)

“On 31 August last, I held a formal meeting under the structured dialogue process with representatives of the Catholic Church, led by Archbishop Eamon Martin. I was accompanied at the meeting by the then Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation and by the Ministers for Education and Skills; Health; Transport, Tourism and Sport; and Employment Affairs and Social...”

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  • Has spoken in 178 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — well above average among TDs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • People have made 5 comments on this TD's speeches — well above average among TDs.
  • 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.
  • 134 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Leo Varadkar speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 1657 times in debates — well above average among TDs.
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