Wednesday, 10 July 2019

Questions (407)

Willie O'Dea


407. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of persons aged 65 years and older signing on for a jobseeker's payment due to the fact that they are not eligible for the State pension; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [30414/19]

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Written answers (Question to Employment)

I am advised by my Department that at the end of June there were 5,266 aged 65 years of age and older in receipt of a jobseeker's payment.