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Sean Fleming, Spokesperson on Public Expenditure and Reform

Sean Fleming

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Constituency

Laois-Offaly

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Silveracre,
Castletown,
Portlaoise,
Co Laois.

Tel: 057 8732692
Fax: 057 8732922

E Mail: sean.fleming@oireachtas.ie

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Personal Details

Born The Swan, Co. Laois, February 1958. Married to Mary O'Gorman, one son.

Educated in The Swan National School, Heywood Community School and UCD (BComm). Sean is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.

Sean is a full time Public Representative and former Financial Director of the Fianna Fáil Party at National Level. Member of Laois County Council 1999-2003.

Local News

Eirgrid will be subject to Freedom of Information legislation – FF

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Public Expenditure and Reform Sean Fleming is pleased to confirm that Eirgrid will be brought under the Freedom of Information legislation. Up to now Eirgrid was an exempt agency under the FoI legislation. Read More | Share

Government promises on Household Benefits Package cannot be trusted – FF

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Public Expenditure and Reform Sean Fleming has dismissed the Government’s promise of an extra €100 a year payment to household benefits package recipients as little more than a PR stunt in light of the savage cuts that have been made to the electricity, gas and telephone allowances in recent years. Read More | Share

Howlin’s Haddington Road Savings Called Into Question – Fleming

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Public Expenditure and Reform Sean Fleming has said the targets announced by Minister Brendan Howlin for the savings to be achieved under the Haddington Road Public Service Agreement are bogus. Read More | Share

Action needed to deliver full traceability on spending of Lottery funding – Fleming

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Public Expenditure and Reform Sean Fleming is calling on the Government to put in place a new scheme to trace exactly how the money from the National Lottery funding for good causes is spent. Read More | Share

Civil Service Accountability and Performance Report falls short – Fleming

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Public Expenditure and Reform Sean Fleming has noted the publication by Minister Brendan Howlin of the report on Strengthening Civil Service Accountability and Performance today. Read More | Share

Irish Water and other key agencies to come under Ombudsman scrutiny under FF law

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Public Expenditure and Reform Sean Fleming has published the Ombudsman (Amendment) Bill 2014, a draft law that would expand the remit of the Ombudsman’s office to include Irish Water, Bord Gáis Éireann and the Commission for Energy Regulation (CER). Read More | Share

Cash from sale of Garda stations must be spent on frontline policing resources – Fleming

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Public Expenditure and Reform Sean Fleming has called on the Government to reinvest the €670,000 made from the sale of seven closed Garda stations in frontline garda resources. Read More | Share

Flannery Refusal to Co-Operate Incompatible with Public Appointment – FF

Public Expenditure and Reform Spokesperson Sean Fleming TD has expressed concern about the reported refusal of Mr Frank Flannery to co-operate with the Public Accounts Committee and said that such a position was completely incompatible with Mr Flannery’s role as Government-appointed Chairman of the Forum on Philanthropy. Read More | Share

EirGrid to come under scope of Freedom of Information under FF proposals - Fleming

Fianna Fáil has introduced new legislation to bring EirGrid under the powers of the Freedom of Information Act. Read More | Share

Howlin’s secret costs for new quango must be explained – FF

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Public Expenditure and Reform Sean Fleming has called on the Government to come clean on the costs of its latest quango, the new Lottery Regulator. Read More | Share

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Political Record

Current Spokesperson on Public Expenditure and Reform

Member of the Dáil Public Accounts Committee 

Member of Laois County Council 1999-2003

Chartered Accountant, Bachelor of Commerce Degree

Member of Castletown Tidy Towns, Castletown/Slieve Bloom G.A.A. Club, Mountrath Community Employment Project Sponsoring Committee and Portlaoise and County Laois Joint Policing Committees