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Disability Allowance Appeals

Dáil Éireann Debate, Tuesday - 9 October 2018

Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Questions (480)

Robert Troy


480. Deputy Robert Troy asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a disability allowance review will be expedited for a person (details supplied). [40749/18]

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Written answers (Question to Employment)

Based on the evidence supplied in support of this person’s application, her application for disability allowance (DA) was disallowed on the grounds that the medical qualifying condition was not satisfied. The person in question was notified in writing of this decision on 08 August 2018.

They requested a review of the decision by a deciding officer (DO) and submitted additional medical evidence for consideration on 14 August 2018. This is being examined and when a decision is made she will be notified directly of the outcome.

I trust this clarifies the matter for the Deputy.