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Committees and topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Departmental Equipment, Departmental Staff Data, Legislative Process, European Council Meetings, Departmental Staff Numbers
(based on written questions asked by Regina Doherty and answered by departments)
- Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Social Welfare Benefits Waiting Times (13 Jun 2019)
“My Department is committed to ensuring that claims are processed as expeditiously as possible and to providing a quality service to all claimants. My Department continues to engage with general practitioners and others to clarify the medical requirements of our schemes so that adequate information may be provided with the initial claim. This increases the...”
- Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: Working Family Payment Data (13 Jun 2019)
“Working Family Payment (WFP) is an in-work weekly payment which provides additional income support to employees on low earnings with children. WFP is designed to prevent in-work poverty for low paid workers with child dependants and to offer a financial incentive to take up employment. The numbers of Defence Force employees in receipt of WFP are as follows: Occupation Number...”
- Written Answers — Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection: State Pension (Contributory) Eligibility (13 Jun 2019)
“The introduction of a Total Contributions Approach (TCA) to establishing the level of entitlement for all new state pension contributory claims was signalled by the then Government in the National Pensions Framework in 2010. At that time it set a target date of 2020 for the implementation of TCA. More recently, the Roadmap for Pensions Reform 2018-2023 targeted implementation...”
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- Has spoken in 96 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 2 comments on this TD's speeches — above average among TDs.
- This TD's speeches, in the printed record, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 64 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Regina Doherty speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 501 times in debates — average among TDs.
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