Tuesday, 2 July 2013

Questions (453)

Bernard Durkan

Question:

453. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Social Protection the correct level of mortgage interest relief in the case of a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; the history of the amounts payable to the person; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [31703/13]

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Written answers (Question to Social)

The person concerned has been in receipt of a mortgage interest supplement from November 2010. As at 01 November 2010 the rate of supplement paid to the person concerned was €895 per month and from 01 January 2011 the rate paid was €886.90. As at the 01 December 2011 the rate paid was €1,170 and from 01 May 2012 the rate paid was €796.50. The person concerned is currently in receipt of a mortgage interest supplement at a rate of €663.26 per calendar month from 01 June 2013 which is the maximum amount payable based on information available to this Department.