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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

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

HSE ambulance service a shambles – Fleming

Sean Fleming T.D., has called for the HSE to totally re-evaluate its ambulance service operating in Co. Laois. Read More | Share

HSE cannot be trusted to investigate Portlaoise maternity unit

Sean Fleming T.D. has said there must be an independent enquiry carried out by the Health Information Quality Authority (HIQA) to investigate the HSE handling of tragic deaths of 4 babies in the Portlaoise Maternity Unit and the subsequent cover up of this by very senior people in the HSE. Read More | Share

Ulster Bank decision to move Irish mortgage arrears unit to Scotland very disappointing – Fleming

Fianna Fáil Public Expenditure and Reform Spokesperson Sean Fleming has described the decision by Ulster Bank to transfer its mortgage arrears unit from Dublin to Edinburgh as bad for Ireland. Read More | Share

Government needs to send AIB packing on ‘bonuses’ request – FF

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Public Expenditure and Reform Sean Fleming has said there is no justification for the reintroduction of bonuses or ‘incentive packages’ at AIB. Read More | Share

Howlin finally yields to FF pressure and moves to extend FoI to Irish Water – Fleming

Fianna Fáil has welcomed confirmation that the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin will bring a motion to the Dáil next week to extend Freedom of Information legislation to Irish Water. 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