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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
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Committees and topics of interest

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 (Atógáil) - Questions (Resumed): Cabinet Committee Meetings (22 May 2019)

“The macroprudential rules are specifically designed to reduce the likelihood of a boom-bust cycle re-emerging. The report, in particular, warned of the increased vulnerabilities of the Irish commercial property sector, given the increase in foreign investment. The Department of Finance is very much aware of this issue and monitors it closely. Indeed, it was one of the reasons we increased...”

Ceisteanna (Atógáil) - Questions (Resumed): Cabinet Committee Meetings (22 May 2019)

“I hope it is now evident to everyone that the economy is performing very well again this year. We know this from the labour force survey figures released by the CSO yesterday. It shows there has been a net increase in employment of 81,000 in the past year. There are now 2.3 million people working, more than ever before. The unemployment rate has fallen below 5%, representing a 14-year...”

Ceisteanna (Atógáil) - Questions (Resumed): Cabinet Committee Meetings (22 May 2019)

“I thank the Deputies for their questions. I was asked about the establishment of the new national security analysis centre. By the end of quarter 2 of this year we anticipate having the following actions done: the appointment of the director of the national security analysis centre, which position has been advertised; identification and securing of premises; procurement of IT systems;...”

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  • Has spoken in 205 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 6 comments on this TD's speeches — well above average among TDs.
  • This TD's speeches, in the printed record, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 141 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Leo Varadkar speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 2498 times in debates — well above average among TDs.
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