Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Questions (333)

John McGuinness

Question:

333. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Social Protection if an application for a domiciliary care allowance now under appeal will be expedited and approved in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Kilkenny. [12774/13]

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Written answers (Question to Social)

An application for domiciliary care allowance was received on the 24th April 2012. This application was referred to one of the Department’s Medical Assessors who found that the child was not medically eligible for the allowance. A letter issued on the 12th June 2012 advising of the decision.

The person concerned requested a review of the decision and the case has been forwarded to another of the Department’s Medical Assessors for further consideration. The person concerned will be notified of the outcome of this review.

Question No. 334 withdrawn.