Tuesday, 5 November 2019

Questions (1107)

Robert Troy

Question:

1107. Deputy Robert Troy asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a full disability allowance payment will be reinstated for a person (details supplied). [45300/19]

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Written answers (Question to Employment)

This gentleman's entitlement to disability allowance (DA) was recently reviewed on cessation of his employment. It was established that he had means not previously disclosed to the Department from his spouse's employment and the person concerned was awarded a reduced rate of DA.

The person in question was notified in writing of this decision on 24 October 2019 and was also notified of their right to request a review of this decision or to appeal it to the independent Social Welfare Appeals Office (SWAO).

I trust this clarifies the matter for the Deputy.