Tuesday, 9 July 2019

Questions (776)

Michael Healy-Rae

Question:

776. Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an invalidity pension for a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [29371/19]

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Written answers (Question to Employment)

Invalidity pension is a payment for people who are permanently incapable of work because of illness or incapacity and who satisfy the contribution conditions. 

To date, an application for invalidity pension has not been received from the lady  concerned.  An application form has issued to her for completion.  On receipt of the completed application form, her entitlement will be examined and she will be notified directly of the outcome.