Thursday, 24 October 2013

Questions (144)

Bernard Durkan

Question:

144. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Social Protection if arrangements have been made to make payment of supplementary welfare allowance to a person (details supplied) in County Kildare while awaiting a decision in respect of further documentation in regard to an appeal hearing or oral hearing, in view of the extreme hardship caused to the applicant; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [45489/13]

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Written answers (Question to Social)

According to the records of this Department the person concerned has not recently submitted an application for supplementary welfare allowance. The person concerned was previously refused supplementary welfare allowance for failure to attend two oral appeals hearings with respect to a jobseeker's allowance claim.

Question No. 145 answered with Question No. 137.