Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Questions (2798)

John Brady

Question:

2798. Deputy John Brady asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the estimated full-year cost of making a one-off annual double payment of child benefit to all recipients in September 2019. [33685/19]

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Written answers (Question to Employment)

The estimated cost of a one off annual double payment of child benefit to all recipients in September 2019 is an additional €174m.

There is no provision in the 2019 Revised Estimates for such a payment.