Tuesday, 17 June 2014

Questions (351)

Martin Ferris


351. Deputy Martin Ferris asked the Minister for Social Protection when a decision on a carer's allowance appeal in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Kerry will issue. [25831/14]

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Written answers (Question to Social)

I am advised by the Social Welfare Appeals Office that an Appeals Officer, having fully considered all of the available evidence, has decided to partially allow the appeal of the person concerned by way of a summary decision. The person concerned has been notified of the Appeals Officer’s decision.

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.

Question No. 352 withdrawn.