Thursday, 12 July 2012

Questions (149)

Bernard J. Durkan


151 Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Social Protection the current or expected position in regard to the determination of appeal in respect of invalidity pension in the case of a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [34281/12]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Social Protection)

I am advised by the Social Welfare Appeals Office that an appeal, for the person concerned, has not been received by that office.

The Social Welfare Appeals Office functions independently of the Minister for Social Protection and of the Department and is responsible for determining appeals against decisions on social welfare entitlements.