Sean Fleming, Spokesperson on Public Expenditure and Reform

Sean Fleming

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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

Leaving Certificate students with special needs attacked by Govt - Fleming

Fianna Fáil TD for Laois Sean Fleming has criticised the Government for overseeing a significant cutback to support services for Leaving Certificate students with special needs. Read More | Share

FF publishes proposals on Public Sector Pay

Fianna Fáil has today launched its proposals on public sector pay. The party has highlighted the need to ensure that improvements in the take home pay of middle to low income public servants are in line with general wage improvements in the economy. Read More | Share

Empty Govt rhetoric on FOI exposed – Fleming

Claims by the Government that it operates a transparent administration have become increasingly difficult to believe, according to Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Public Expenditure & Reform Seán Fleming. Read More | Share

Shock at Finance’s Blank Cheque for SiteServ Review

Fianna Fáil Member of the Public Accounts Committee Sean Fleming TD has expressed shock following the revelation that the Department of Finance has established its already flawed KPMG review of the SiteServ sale without any agreement or estimate of the costs involved. Read More | Share

FF Dáil motion demands Independent Inquiry into Siteserv sale

The Dáil will this evening debate a Fianna Fáil motion demanding an independent Commission of Inquiry to examine the circumstances surrounding the sale of Siteserv and other company sell-offs by IBRC. Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Public Expenditure Seán Fleming has said an independent inquiry is the only way to establish if the interests of the taxpayer were fully protected. Read More | Share

Dáil Speech by Fianna Fáil Public Expenditure and Reform Spokesperson Sean Fleming

I would normally start by welcoming the opportunity to speak on an important occasion like this; although it is an occasion, it is not very important. I have studied the two documents and there is very little in front of us of real significance and relevance to people today. Read More | Share

Spring Economic Statement a damp squib – FF

Fianna Fáil has described the Spring Economic Statement as a bitter disappointment to thousands of families throughout the country who were hoping for action to address serious economic and social problems. Read More | Share

Banks mortgage-to-rent scheme not working in Laois – Fleming

Fianna Fáil TD for Laois Sean Fleming has said the mortgage-to-rent scheme which the banks are meant to operate and offer as a sustainable solution to people in mortgage arrears is in need of radical overhaul. Read More | Share

Full HIQA report into Portlaoise hospital must be published - Fleming

Fianna Fáil TD for Loais - Offaly Sean Fleming has demanded the full publication of a HIQA report into Portlaoise Hospital. Deputy Fleming made the comments after a draft report found the HSE failed to act on safety risks at the hospital. Read More | Share

Laois housing announcement is insufficient to meet actual needs - Fleming

Fianna Fáil TD for Laois Sean Fleming has said the recent housing announcement made by Minister Alan Kelly is lacking in detail and is not ambitious enough. 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