Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Questions (2699)

Maurice Quinlivan

Question:

2699. Deputy Maurice Quinlivan asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the spend in each of the years 2011 to 2018 and to date in 2019, on the family income supplement and working family payment in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32377/19]

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Written answers (Question to Employment)

Expenditure on Working Family Payment (formerly Family Income Supplement) from 2011 to 2018 is detailed in the following table.

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

€204.5m

€223.6m

€261.8m

€297.9m

€367.9m

€415.4m

€414.6m

€410.5m

Expenditure on Working Family Payment up to end of June 2019 was €201.6m.

I hope this clarifies the matter for the Deputy.