Thursday, 18 April 2013

Questions (148)

Bernard Durkan

Question:

148. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Social Protection the current position in regard to entitlement of family income supplement in the case of a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [18186/13]

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Written answers (Question to Social)

The Family Income Supplement (FIS) payment is designed to provide cash income for employees with families who are on low earnings. The family concerned have been in receipt of FIS since 21 April 2011. Their latest renewal claim has been awarded, without delay, from 18 April 2013.