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Asks most questions about
- Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Departmental Staff, Departmental Bodies, Special Educational Needs, Health Services, Social Welfare Benefits
(based on written questions asked by Simon Harris and answered by departments)
- Seanad: CervicalCheck Tribunal Bill 2019: Second Stage (11 Jul 2019)
“I thank the Leas-Chathaoirleach and I am delighted to be in Seanad Éireann two days in a row. I am pleased to introduce the CervicalCheck Tribunal Bill 2019 to Seanad Éireann. At the outset, I acknowledge the sincere bi-partisan effort in the other House, which I know will be in this House too, to get this done so that we can provide an alternative pathway to court for women...”
- Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (11 Jul 2019)
“The National Immunisation Advisory Committee (NIAC) is an independent committee which makes recommendations to my Department on vaccination policy in Ireland. In 2012, NIAC recommended a low dose tetanus (T), diphtheria (d) and acellular pertussis (p) booster (Tdap) to provide protection for babies in the first few months of life. In September 2013, the HSE made Tdap vaccine available free...”
- Written Answers — Department of Health: Infectious Disease Epidemics (11 Jul 2019)
“My Department is currently developing a National Framework for the Control of Infectious Diseases, to be completed in 2020. The goal of the framework is to ensure a coordinated, strategic approach to maintaining and improving infectious disease control to meet ever-changing risks to society in Ireland, within the international context of infectious disease. The framework will address...”
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- Has spoken in 73 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — average among TDs.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
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- 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 814 times in debates — above average among TDs.
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Register of Members' Interests
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