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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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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

(based on written questions asked by Leo Varadkar and answered by departments)

RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Ceisteanna (Atógáil) - Questions (Resumed): Public Sector Reform Implementation (14 Nov 2018)

“On the appointment of unpaid parliamentary private secretaries, we have decided not to proceed. We are relatively slim on the Government benches in this Dáil, with only 56 or 57 Deputies, many of whom, if not most, are Ministers or Ministers of State. In a different context, however, with a larger or majority Government, there might be a case for giving Deputies some experience in the...”

Ceisteanna (Atógáil) - Questions (Resumed): Departmental Communications (14 Nov 2018)

“To pick up on the final comment, I could not agree more. Good communication is no substitute for good services, nor is it a substitute for good infrastructure but good communication can help to provide a good service and make sure people know where to find it. Different identities will continue to exist. Nobody is suggesting for a second that the Garda Síochána will cease to be...”

Ceisteanna (Atógáil) - Questions (Resumed): Departmental Communications (14 Nov 2018)

“I assure the Deputy that is the case.”

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  • Has spoken in 214 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.
  • 139 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Leo Varadkar speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 2108 times in debates — well above average among TDs.
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Register of Members' Interests

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6. Property and Service
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