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Committees and topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Departmental Staff Data, Departmental Expenditure, Departmental Staff Remuneration, Departmental Communications, Departmental Funding
(based on written questions asked by Ruth Coppinger and answered by departments)
- Building Standards, Regulations and Homeowner Protection: Motion [Private Members] (21 Jun 2017)
“This motion is given added poignancy by the disaster in Grenfell in London, and I extend my sympathies to all affected. What it showed was class, race and, as has been said, corporate manslaughter, and one of the issues is the outsourcing of public housing to private companies, a process which is happening here. The Dáil and the housing committee in particular should get a report and...”
- Ceisteanna - Questions: Departmental Strategy Statements (21 Jun 2017)
“What about the Apple tax issue?”
- Ceisteanna - Questions: Official Engagements (21 Jun 2017)
“Not even Hugh Grant would say it was his finest hour.”
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- Has spoken in 187 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — well above average among TDs.
- Has received answers to 477 written questions in the last year — well above average among TDs.
- 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 15–16 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 14 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Ruth Coppinger speaks.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 366 times in debates — above average among TDs.
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Register of Members' Interests
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