Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Questions (615)

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

Question:

615. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire 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 July 2020. [51321/19]

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Written answers (Question to Employment)

The estimated cost of a once-off annual double payment of Child Benefit to all recipients in July 2020 is an additional €173m.

There is no provision in the 2020 Budget Day estimate for such a payment.