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

Govt splashes out €20m on external consultancy reports - FF

New figures have revealed that the Government has forked out almost €20m on external consultancy reports since coming into power. Read More | Share

Fleming condemns Government’s Trojan horse approach to latest water policy changes

Fianna Fail Spokesperson on Public Expenditure and Reform Sean Fleming TD criticised the underhand approach taken by the government in attempting to bring in a series of amendments to Water legislation today. The government has introduced some 33 pages of amendments to the Environmental Miscellaneous Provisions Bill which was only originally 29 pages long and designed to deal with air and chemical pollution. Read More | Share

Fleming raises status of Dept of Agriculture building in Portlaoise at PAC

Fianna Fáil TD for Laois Sean Fleming raised the status of the Department of Agriculture office building in Portlaoise at a meeting of the Dáil’s Public Accounts Committee on Thursday 18th June. Read More | Share

Portlaoise A&E downgrade is wrong decision - Fleming

Fianna Fáil TD for Laois Sean Fleming has criticised the announcement by the HSE that the Accident and Emergency Department at the Midland Regional Hospital in Portlaoise is set to close between the hours of 8pm - 8am. Read More | Share

Fianna Fáil gives cautious welcome to public sector pay proposals

Based on the information available so far, Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Public Expenditure and Reform Seán Fleming TD has given a cautious welcome to the public sector pay talks known as the Lansdowne Road talks. Read More | Share

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

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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