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Committees and topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Decentralisation Programme, Tax Code, Departmental Agencies, Pension Provisions, Departmental Expenditure
(based on written questions asked by Richard Bruton and answered by departments)
- Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Housing Schemes (29 Sep 2022)
“165. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the terms of the housing in situ scheme, which allows a local authority in certain circumstances to acquire a house with HAP tenants and retain the house as part of its rental stock, converting the HAP tenant to a council tenant; the assessment of suitable tenants that applies; the rules governing acquisition of the home...”
- Written Answers — Department of Health: Medical Cards (29 Sep 2022)
“266. To ask the Minister for Health if he has considered the provision of support on the medical card for patients whose treatment requires an expensive diet. [47814/22]”
- Joint Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: Cost of Living, Minimum Wage Increases and Report of Low Pay Commission: Discussion (28 Sep 2022)
“I believe we should increase the national minimum wage as fast as is sustainably deliverable, and that qualification is what I wish to explore a little with both speakers. When the commission looks at setting the minimum wage, which it set at an increase of 7.6%, what are the factors other than inflation which it has to look at? I know that's yesterday's budget, for example, indicated that...”
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- Has spoken in 136 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — above average among TDs.
- Has received answers to 466 written questions in the last year — above average among TDs.
- People have made 11 comments on this TD's speeches — well above average among TDs.
- This TD's speeches, in the printed record, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 92 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Richard Bruton speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 2012 times in debates — well above average among TDs.
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