Tuesday, 19 February 2013

Questions (389)

Bernard Durkan

Question:

389. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Social Protection the position regarding determination of eligibility for disability allowance in the case of a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [8070/13]

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Written answers (Question to Social)

The person concerned applied for disability allowance on 20 March 2012. The application, based upon the evidence submitted, was refused on medical grounds and the person was notified in writing of this decision on 29 June 2012.

The person submitted further medical evidence in support of his claim and a review of his application is underway. Once a decision is made on this review, the person in question will be notified of the outcome.