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Sep 4, 2019 11 tweets 6 min read
How many TDs are landlords, and how much do they earn?

Our producer @ali_mcconnell crunched the numbers, and we debated whether this was a conflict of interest for the TDs, with @bridsmithTD, @Damien_English and @lorcansirr

Here's what we found: According to the latest available Register of Members' Interests for Dáil Eireann (for the year 2018):

🔴 35 TDs in the current Dáil are landlords

🔴 That's 22% of the 158 sitting TDs