Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Questions (290)

James Bannon


290. Deputy James Bannon asked the Minister for Social Protection the position regarding an appeal for carer's allowance in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Longford; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [13023/13]

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Written answers (Question to Social)

This application for carer's allowance was disallowed on the 23rd of July 2012. The person in question has appealed this decision. The submission and other relevant papers are being sent to the Social Welfare Appeals Office (SWAO) for determination. The SWAO will be in touch with the person directly regarding the progress of the appeal.