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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)
- Written Answers — Department of Finance: Covid-19 Pandemic Supports (25 Feb 2021)
“The Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme (TWSS) was introduced on 26 March 2020 to provide income support to eligible employees where the employer’s business activities were negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This scheme ended on 31 August 2020 and was replaced by the Employer Wage Subsidy Scheme (EWSS). The transitional phase of TWSS operated until 3 May 2020 and provided a...”
- Written Answers — Department of Finance: Insurance Costs (25 Feb 2021)
“I understand that the Deputy’s question relates to motor insurance. At the outset, it should be noted that neither I, nor the Central Bank of Ireland, can direct the pricing or policy conditions attached to insurance products, as this is a commercial matter. This position is reinforced by the EU Single Market framework for insurance (the Solvency II Directive) which expressly...”
- Written Answers — Department of Finance: Banking Sector (25 Feb 2021)
“As the Deputy will be aware one of the Government's key priorities is to ensure that viable SMEs continue to have access to credit from both bank and non-bank sources. However, the responsibility for competition policy rests with the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment and the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) which is an independent statutory body that is...”
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- Has spoken in 44 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — below average among TDs.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
- People have made 1 comment 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.
- 54 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Paschal Donohoe speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 1262 times in debates — well above average among TDs.
(Yes, this is a silly statistic. We include it to draw your attention to why you should read more than just these numbers when forming opinions.)
Register of Members' Interests
Register last updated: 11 Mar 2015. More about the Register