Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Questions (347)

Sean Conlan


347. Deputy Seán Conlan asked the Minister for Social Protection the reason a carer's allowance application that was made in June 2012 in respect of a person (details supplied) has still not been reached and remains in the backlog of applications; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [13011/13]

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Written answers (Question to Social)

I confirm that the department received an application for carer’s allowance from the person in question on the 11th June 2012. The application was awarded on 11th of March 2013 and the first payment will issue to the person’s nominated bank account, payable from 14th of March 2013. Arrears of allowance due from 14th of June 2012 to 13th of March 2013 have issued to the person in question on the 11th of March 2013.