Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Questions (1498)

Bernard Durkan

Question:

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.