Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Questions (677)

Seán Sherlock

Question:

677. Deputy Sean Sherlock asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of applications for social welfare payments being processed in which cancer is the reason for the application. [9475/18]

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Written answers (Question to Employment)

The Department administers a number of schemes which provide income support to people who are unable to work, or who are substantially restricted in taking up work, because of illness or disability.

The information sought by the Deputy in relation to the nature of the illness/disability is not readily available.