Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Questions (2799)

John Brady

Question:

2799. Deputy John Brady asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the estimated full-year cost of increasing the qualified child increase payment by €5 for all children over 12 years of age. [33686/19]

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Written answers (Question to Employment)

The estimated full year cost of increasing the qualified child increase payment by €5 for children aged 12 years or over is €30.1 million.

Any changes to the Qualified Child Increase would need to be considered in a budgetary context.