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Sean Fleming, Spokesperson on Public Expenditure and Reform

Sean Fleming

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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

Another flawed set of estimates published by Howlin – FF

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Public Expenditure and Reform Sean Fleming has said the revised spending estimates for 2015 published by Minister Brendan Howlin today are again inherently flawed. Read More | Share

Dáil speech by Fianna Fáil spokesman on Public Expenditure and Reform Seán Fleming on Govt overruns

I wish to ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform about his role and that of his Department in respect of the overall book of Estimates for 2014, in view of the largest ever set of expenditure overruns across nine Government Departments. Read More | Share

Howlin must account for €1.2bn budget blunder – Fleming

The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform has utterly failed in its primary function to control public spending and deliver realistic budgets, according to Fianna Fáil Public Expenditure spokesperson Sean Fleming. Read More | Share

Government failed to take opportunity to deal with property tax bombshell – Fleming

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Public Expenditure Sean Fleming has described a promise by the Minister for Finance Michael Noonan to “review” the Local Property Tax as a delaying tactic following growing concern over the impact of the review of valuations for the LPT due in 2016. Weekend reports referred to a looming “bombshell” facing homeowners. Read More | Share

Howlin Blows Chance to Reform State Appointment Process

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Public Expenditure and Reform Sean Fleming has today introduced the State Boards (Appointments) Bill 2014 in the Dáil. Read More | Share

Funding Should be Provided for New Library in Portlaoise – Fleming

Sean Fleming TD has called on the Minister for the Environment, Community & Local Government Alan Kelly TD to provide funding for the upgrade of works that are required for the new Library at Main Street, Portlaoise. Read More | Share

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

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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