Thursday, 28 January 2016

Questions (32)

Noel Harrington


32. Deputy Noel Harrington asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection when she will submit the file to the social welfare appeals office, as requested on 15 December 2015, in respect of an appeal by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [3521/16]

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Written answers (Question to Social)

The person concerned appealed the means decision on 25 November 2015. The letter accompanying the appeal contained information which conflicted with previous information provided. The papers of the person concerned have been forwarded to the Social Welfare Inspector for further investigation.

On completion of the inspector investigation the report will be forwarded to the Deciding Officer for further consideration. The Deciding Officer will revise the decision or refer the matter to the Social Welfare Appeals Office as soon as possible.