Wednesday, 17 July 2013

Questions (144)

Ciaran Lynch

Question:

144. Deputy Ciarán Lynch asked the Minister for Social Protection when a determination will be made in an appeal for a carer's allowance in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Cork; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [35806/13]

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Written answers (Question to Social)

The Social Welfare Appeals Office has advised me that there is no record of any appeal by the person concerned having been received by that office. The Social Welfare Appeals Office functions independently of the Minister for Social Protection and of the Department and is responsible for determining appeals against decisions in relation to social welfare entitlements.