Simon Harris is a Fine Gael Candidate for the European Parliament in Ireland South and is currently a TD for Wicklow and East Carlow. He is the youngest member of the current Dáil at 27 years old. Simon is also member of the Public Accounts Committee, its role as the public spending watchdog, the Public Accounts Comittee as seen recently in the media is one of the most powerful Oireachtas Committees. Before his election to the Dáil, he served on Wicklow County Council, having been elected in June 2009 with the highest percentage vote of any County Councillor in Ireland. Earning him nickname the ‘Harris Hurricane’.
So who is he? Simon took a quick break from his hectic schedule to talk to me.
Thanks to Simon and the Fine Gael digital team.