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RSS feed Pearse Doherty TD, former Senator

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  • Sinn Fein TD for Donegal
  • Former Sinn Fein Senator (Agricultural Panel)
  • Entered the Dáil on 26 November 2010 — Byelection
  • Entered the Seanad on 13 September 2007 — General election
  • Left the Seanad on 26 November 2010 — Resigned
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Committees and topics of interest

Asks most questions about

  • Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Tax Yield, Tax Code, IBRC Liquidation, National Asset Management Agency, Hospital Waiting Lists

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Committee on Budgetary Oversight: Ex-ante Scrutiny of Budget 2018: Nevin Economic Research Institute, Irish Congress of Trade Unions, Irish Tax Institute and Chambers Ireland (20 Sep 2017)

“Cuirim fáilte roimh an bheirt chuig an choiste. Sa gcéad dul síos, ó thaobh ICTU de in terms of the 9% VAT rate, after leaving the ploughing championships yesterday I travelled to Monaghan, where I stayed last night. The reason for that was that Dublin was booked out. I looked quickly at where Dublin stands today and it is booked out again. Well, it is not really...”

Committee on Budgetary Oversight: Ex-ante Scrutiny of Budget 2018: Nevin Economic Research Institute, Irish Congress of Trade Unions, Irish Tax Institute and Chambers Ireland (20 Sep 2017)

“Dr. McDonnell spoke about the small amount of fiscal space that exists and about how the commission is calculating it. I do not want to go into the debate around how the one-size-fits-all approach does not fit Ireland. However, not only have the commission reduced our net fiscal space through their method of calculation, but the Department, through the Government, are reducing it...”

Committee on Budgetary Oversight: Ex-ante Scrutiny of Budget 2018: Nevin Economic Research Institute, Irish Congress of Trade Unions, Irish Tax Institute and Chambers Ireland (20 Sep 2017)

“The Irish Fiscal Advisory Council, IFAC, has advised the committee that the €150 million is available and we would still be within the fiscal rules if we used it. I wish to move on to what is something of a fake debate between Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael. Let us leave the party political stuff aside, though, and deal with the policy issue, which is how best to give €200...”

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Register of Members' Interests

1. Occupational Income
Nil
2. Shares
Nil
3. Directorships
Non-executive: Donegal Charity Shop, Main Street, Ballybofey, Co. Donegal: charity shop.
4. Land
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5. Gifts
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6. Property and Service
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7. Travel Facilities
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8. Remunerated Positions
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9. Contracts
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