Joe McHugh

Joe McHugh

House:

32nd Dáil (2016 - )

Constituency:

Donegal

Party:

Fine Gael

Official roles:

Minister for Education and Skills

Constituency address:

Grier House

Lower Main Street

Letterkenny

Co. Donegal

Member contact details:

  • (074) 916 4787
  • (01) 618 4242

Recent contributions

Thu, 17 Oct 2019

Schools Building Projects Status

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Thu, 17 Oct 2019

Ceisteanna ar Reachtaíocht a Gealladh - Questions on Promised Legislation

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Thu, 17 Oct 2019

Schools Building Projects

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Recent questions

Wed, 17 Sep 2014

School Transport Administration
1235. Deputy Joe McHugh asked the Minister for Education and Skills if her attention has been drawn to any provisions or measures available as an alternative for persons over 60 years of age and who are not IT efficient-competent, in view of an increasing emphasis on online payments, such as school transport charges (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32978/14]

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014

Road Safety
788. Deputy Joe McHugh asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if his attention has been drawn to the work being carried out by the pro-social drivers programme, a road safety initiative started in 2012 which seeks to improve the driving behaviour of some of the higher risk groups in County Donegal; if his further attention has been drawn to the fact that the programme depends entirely on donations from the public and from the courts; if he will bring this programme to the attention of the Road Safety Authority and request that it reviews the potential of providing financial support on a pilot basis for the programme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31376/14]

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Thu, 26 Jun 2014

Tourism Promotion
41. Deputy Joe McHugh asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the avenues for funding or investment available for natural landscapes, like Malin Head, Inishowen, County Donegal, which have great tourism potential, but lack basic facilities such as toilets and rest areas, which are essential for growing visitor numbers to the area; his views on a visit to the area by relevant official-officials from his Department to view first hand the potential tourism opportunity at Malin Head and to meet with community and business representatives; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27314/14]

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Votes

Forestry Sector: Motion (Resumed) [Private Members]

Questions put to vote: Amendment put: [17 October 2019]

Member voted:

Declared

Lost

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Living Wage: Motion (Resumed) [Private Members]

Questions put to vote: Amendment put: [17 October 2019]

Member voted:

Declared

Lost

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Living Wage: Motion (Resumed) [Private Members]

Questions put to vote: Amendment put: [17 October 2019]

Member voted: Níl

Declared

Lost

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Membership history

32nd Dáil

Period:

2016 -

Party:

Fine Gael

Constituency:

Donegal

Offices:

Minister for Education and Skills

Government Chief Whip and Minister of State at the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht with responsibility for Gaeilge, Gaeltacht and the Islands. (2017 - 2018)

Government Chief Whip and Minister of State with responsibility for Gaeilge, Gaeltacht and the Islands (2017 - 2018)

31st Dáil

Period:

2011 - 2016

Party:

Fine Gael

Constituency:

Donegal North-East

30th Dáil

Period:

2007 - 2011

Party:

Fine Gael

Constituency:

Donegal North-East

22nd Seanad

Period:

2002 - 2007

Party:

Fine Gael

Panel:

Administrative Panel