Written Answers. - Social Welfare Benefit.

61.

asked the Minister for Social Welfare the reason for the delay in dealing with the disability benefit claim submitted by a person (details supplied) in County Carlow.

The person concerned appealed unsuccessfully against the disallowance of disability benefit from 6 June 1988.

In January 1989 she submitted additional medical evidence, which was considered insufficient to warrant a revision of the original decision. The person concerned was advised of this.