Seán Fleming

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Seán Fleming (politician))
Jump to: navigation, search
Seán Fleming
TD
Chair of the Public Accounts Committee
Assumed office
4 April 2016
Preceded by John McGuinness
Opposition Spokesperson for Public Expenditure and Reform
In office
June 2011 – 19 May 2016
Leader Micheál Martin
Preceded by Michael McGrath
Succeeded by Dara Calleary
Teachta Dála
Assumed office
February 2016
Constituency Laois
Teachta Dála
In office
June 1997 – February 2016
Constituency Laois–Offaly
Personal details
Born Seán Brendan Fleming
(1958-02-01) 1 February 1958 (age 59)
The Swan, Laois, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Political party Fianna Fáil
Spouse(s) Mary Fleming (m. 1992)
Children 3
Alma mater University College Dublin

Seán Brendan Fleming (born 1 February 1958) is an Irish Fianna Fáil politician who has served as Chair of the Public Accounts Committee since April 2016. He has been a Teachta Dála (TD) since 1997, currently for the Laois constituency.[1]

An accountant, educated at University College Dublin, Fleming was first elected to Dáil Éireann at the 1997 general election and retained his seat at the 2002, 2007, 2011, and 2016 general elections.[2] He was formerly Financial Director of Fianna Fáil at national level.

He was elected at the 1999 local elections as a member of Laois County Council for the Borris-in-Ossory electoral area.[2]

He served as Opposition Spokesperson for Public Expenditure and Reform from 2011 until 2016. He is currently the Chair of the Public Accounts Committee.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mr. Seán Fleming". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 13 June 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "Seán Fleming". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 13 June 2009. 

External links[edit]

Oireachtas
Preceded by
Ger Connolly
(Fianna Fáil)
Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála for Laois–Offaly
1997–present
Incumbent