Tuesday, 5 November 2019

Questions (1091)

Michael Healy-Rae

Question:

1091. Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the waiting time for social welfare payments (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [45115/19]

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Written answers (Question to Employment)

The information requested by the Deputy is detailed in the following tabular statement.

Table 1. Average weeks to award a claim in September 2019

Average Weeks to Award

September 2019

Domiciliary Care

10

Carer's Allowance

15

Carer's Benefit

10

Invalidity Pension

9

Disability Allowance

13

State Pension Contributory

7

State Pension Non-Contributory

9