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RSS feed Thomas Byrne TD, former Senator

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  • Fianna Fail TD for Meath East
  • Former Fianna Fail Senator (Cultural and Educational Panel)
  • Entered the Dáil on 24 May 2007 — General election
  • Entered the Seanad on 26 April 2011 — General election
  • Left the Seanad on 26 February 2016 — Resigned
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Committees and topics of interest

Asks most questions about

  • Subjects (based on headings added by the Dáil record): Medical Cards, Schools Building Projects, Social Welfare Benefits, Health Services, Hospital Appointments Status

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Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Closed-Circuit Television Systems Provision (16 Feb 2017)

“19. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality her plans to install cameras on motorways to assist in the fight against crime. [7606/17]”

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Garda Districts (16 Feb 2017)

“25. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality the position regarding the redrawing of Garda districts in County Meath; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7605/17]”

Confidence in Government: Motion (15 Feb 2017)

“We are here tonight on a motion of confidence which is a very serious matter, as evidenced by the numbers in the Dáil. This is not simply a routine debate on a motion that will be passed or not passed. If the motion of confidence is passed, it is likely to be on the narrowest of margins. As Deputies McGuinness and Martin said, the Government must remember that. At every turn it must...”

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 79 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — above average among TDs.
  • Has spoken in 61 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — average among Senators.
  • Has received answers to 405 written questions in the last year — well above average among TDs.
  • People have made 0 comments on this TD's speeches — average among TDs.
  • People have made 0 comments on this Senator's speeches — average among Senators.
  • 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.
  • 35 people are tracking whenever this TD speaks — email me whenever Thomas Byrne speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 164 times in debates — average among TDs.
    (Yes, this is a silly statistic. We include it to draw your attention to why you should read more than just these numbers when forming opinions.)
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "public-private partnership") 569 times in debates — above average among Senators.
    (Yes, this is a silly statistic. We include it to draw your attention to why you should read more than just these numbers when forming opinions.)