Minister of State for Trade Promotion, Digital and Company Regulation
Robert Troy TD is the Minister of State with responsibility for Trade Promotion, Digital and Company Regulation at the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment. He was appointed to this role in July 2020.
He is the Fianna Fáil TD for Longford/Westmeath, elected to Dáil Éireann on his first attempt in the February 2011 general election and has been re-elected in both the 2016 and 2020 general elections.
Before entering the Dáil he served for seven years as an elected member of Westmeath County Council.
He has been a Frontbench party Spokesperson since his election to Dáil Éireann. His various briefs have covered Arts and Heritage, Children and Youth Affairs, Transport, Tourism and Sport, and most recently Business, Enterprise and Innovation. He has served on the Oireachtas Committee on Business, Enterprise and Innovation. He was also a member of the Oireachtas Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport. For the past three years he has also been a member of the Council of Europe and during this time has spoken in this forum on a range of social issues.