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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)
- Residential Tenancies Bill 2020: Second Stage (22 Oct 2020)
“I thank the Acting Chairman. We will have to get binoculars to help him. I welcome the legislation and I thank the Minister for introducing it. I listened to Deputy Barry but my reading of the Bill is that it puts a freeze on any termination notice. It does not lead to the sort of cliff edge at Christmastime that he was talking of. That may be of consolation to him. We really need...”
- Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Crime Prevention (22 Oct 2020)
“8. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if her attention has been drawn to a study (details supplied) calling for a fresh approach to policing, crime prevention and youth engagement; and if she will consider the way in which working across Government the ambitions of this report can be fulfilled. [30682/20]”
- Joint Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation: Budget 2021 Support Measures for Enterprise: Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment (21 Oct 2020)
“Can the Department do the same for climate action? There must be some similarly low-hanging fruit in the climate agenda.”
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- Has spoken in 38 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — average among TDs.
- Has received answers to 135 written questions in the last year — average among TDs.
- People have made 10 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.
- 90 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Richard Bruton speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 1918 times in debates — well above average among TDs.
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Register of Members' Interests
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