Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Questions (1498)

Bernard Durkan


1498. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the correct rate of jobseeker's allowance payment in the case of a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [19790/19]

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Written answers (Question to Employment)

According to the records of the Department, the person concerned is currently in receipt of jobseeker's allowance at the following rate:

Personal rate: €203.00

Increase for 2 qualified children over 12 years: € 74.00

Sub Total: €277.00

Less Nil means

Weekly rate of jobseeker's allowance: €277.00

I trust this clarifies the matter for the Deputy.