Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Questions (142)

Bernard Durkan


142. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Social Protection if a decision has been made in respect of an application for disability allowance in the case of a person (details supplied) in County Kildare; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [15596/14]

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Written answers (Question to Social)

The application, based upon the evidence submitted, was refused on medical grounds and the person concerned was notified in writing of this decision on 14 January 2014.

The person was given the option of seeking a review or appealing the decision directly to the Social Welfare Appeals Office, within 21 days of notification of the decision. To date neither option has been exercised.