Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Questions (332)

Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin

Question:

332. Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin asked the Minister for Social Protection when arrears in relation to invalidity pension will issue to a person (details supplied) in County Monaghan. [12762/13]

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Written answers (Question to Social)

Invalidity pension is a payment for people who are permanently incapable of work because of illness or incapacity and who satisfy the contribution conditions.

The person concerned has been awarded an invalidity pension with effect from 4 August 2011. Her pension went into payment on 10 January 2013. Arrears due, less any benefit or assistance paid for the period, will be in the claimant’s nominated bank account on 14 March 2013.