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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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RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Ceisteanna - Questions (Resumed): Cabinet Committee Meetings (20 Jun 2018)

“I would like to respond to Deputy Burton's remark about west Belfast. The phrase to which she referred was not a campaign slogan. It was a tweet.”

Ceisteanna - Questions (Resumed): Cabinet Committee Meetings (20 Jun 2018)

“It was a criticism of Sinn Féin's record in government and its poor delivery for communities that vote for it in large numbers. I am happy to clarify that it was not meant to be a criticism of west Belfast as a place or as a community. If I was doing it again, I would do it differently.”

Ceisteanna - Questions (Resumed): Cabinet Committee Meetings (20 Jun 2018)

“I am apologising to anyone who was offended by it and believed it was a reference to the people and community of west Belfast, when it was actually a reference to Sinn Féin's poor performance in government in Northern Ireland and its failure to deliver for people in west Belfast.”

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  • Has spoken in 223 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 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 135 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Leo Varadkar speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 1852 times in debates — well above average among TDs.
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