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RSS feed Paschal Donohoe TD, former Senator

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  • Fine Gael TD for Dublin Central
  • Former Fine Gael Senator (Administrative Panel)
  • Entered the Dáil on 26 February 2011 — General election
  • Entered the Seanad on 13 September 2007 — General election
  • Left the Seanad on 26 February 2011 — Resigned
  • Email me whenever Paschal Donohoe 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): Social Welfare Benefits, Citizenship Applications, Carer's Allowance Applications, Tax Code, Community Employment Schemes

(based on written questions asked by Paschal Donohoe and answered by departments)

RSS feed Most recent appearances in parliament

Committee on Budgetary Oversight: Current and Capital Expenditure: Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform (21 Sep 2016)

“Of the expenditure increase that is planned for next year, €900 million is set to honour the commitments we have in continuing to provide our existing services. For example, the contribution of that is in demographics, the Lansdowne Road agreement and capital investment. The breakdown varies by Government Department, and that was all laid out in the summer economic statement by...”

Committee on Budgetary Oversight: Current and Capital Expenditure: Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform (21 Sep 2016)

“For example, most of what happened under the framework of commitments we have under the Lansdowne Road agreement, alongside the wage increases that are due to our public servants, tend to be associated with productivity changes as well. We now have an organisation of economists within my Department whose job it is to look at our capital expenditure to ensure it is meeting the requirements we...”

Committee on Budgetary Oversight: Current and Capital Expenditure: Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform (21 Sep 2016)

“From experience of dealing with this process in my current and previous job, I know this type of behaviour, which has existed, has been dramatically reduced compared with previous years. The simple fact is that in many cases resources have been reduced compared with what we had in previous years. The road budget is a matter we must address, and the Minister, Deputy Ross, has been raising it...”

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 37 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — average among TDs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • People have made 0 comments on this TD's speeches — average among TDs.
  • This TD's speeches, in the printed record, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 36 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Paschal Donohoe speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 425 times in debates — above average among TDs.
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Register of Members' Interests

1. Occupational Income
Nil
2. Shares
Shares: (1) Proctor & Gamble, Brooklands, Weybridge, Surrey KT13 OXP, UK: consumer goods company; (2) Diageo, St. James's Gate, Thomas Street, Dublin 8: drinks company.
3. Directorships
Nil
4. Land
Nil
5. Gifts
Nil
6. Property and Service
Nil
7. Travel Facilities
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8. Remunerated Positions
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9. Contracts
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Register last updated: 11 Mar 2015. More about the Register

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