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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
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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

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Economic Policy (30 Jun 2020)

“I propose to take Questions Nos. 22 and 41 together. I am advised by Revenue that the VAT rating of goods and services is subject to EU VAT law, with which Irish VAT law must comply. In general, the VAT Directive provides that all goods and services are liable to VAT at the standard rate unless they fall within Annex III of the Directive, in respect of which Member States may apply...”

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Insurance Coverage (30 Jun 2020)

“At the outset it should be noted that neither I, as Minister for Finance, nor the Central Bank of Ireland can interfere in the provision or pricing of insurance products or have the power to direct insurance companies to provide cover to specific individuals or businesses.  This position is reinforced by the EU framework for insurance (the Solvency II Directive) which expressly prohibits...”

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Tax Reliefs (30 Jun 2020)

“The Department of Health/HSE administer a Mobility Allowance and Motorised Transport Grant to assist persons with disabilities. Information in relation to these supports can be found in the following link, as well as a broader range of transport supports for persons with disabilities:  In addition to these supports, the Disabled Drivers and Disabled Passengers Scheme provides for relief...”

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 47 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — above 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 — above 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.
  • 52 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Paschal Donohoe speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 1181 times in debates — well 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
Nil
8. Remunerated Positions
Nil
9. Contracts
Nil

Register last updated: 11 Mar 2015. More about the Register

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