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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

More new committees are Howlin’s answer to Civil Service Renewal – FF

Setting up new committees is the Government’s latest bright idea to oversee the Civil Service Renewal Plan launched by the Taoiseach and Minister Brendan Howlin today, Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Public Expenditure and Reform Sean Fleming has said. Read More | Share

Government displays utter contempt for the Dáil – Fleming

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Public Expenditure and Reform Sean Fleming said that the Government is showing utter contempt for the Dáil and the public by refusing to attend in the Dáil chamber during important debates. Read More | Share

Has Taoiseach misled the Dáil on Irish Water bonuses? – Fleming

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Public Expenditure and Reform Sean Fleming has said there are serious questions for the Taoiseach after it was revealed that the parent company of Irish Water has paid out over €5.1m in bonuses since the start of the year. The Taoiseach told the Dáil on October 7th that “no bonuses have been paid to anyone in Irish Water”. Read More | Share

Fleming identifies major shortcomings in budget for 2015

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Public Expenditure and Reform Sean Fleming has said the Government has taken the wrong decisions with Budget 2015 by choosing to focus on tax cuts instead of investment in vital services for citizens. Read More | Share

Is SF’s New Election Approach to Encourage Bogus Accounts and Bogus Accusations? - Fleming

Fianna Fáil Director of Elections in the Dublin South West Bye-Election, Seán Fleming TD, has questioned whether bogus social media accounts and bogus allegations is the new Sinn Féin standard approach in elections. Read More | Share

Ministers advisers breaching Govt’s own pay cap – Fleming

Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Public Expenditure Sean Fleming has revealed that five Ministerial advisers are breaching the Government’s own salary cap, which it introduced in 2011. Following replies to a number of Parliamentary Questions, it’s emerged that advisers in the Departments of Health, Public Expenditure and Social Protection are among those earning over €92,000. Read More | Share

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

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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