Thursday, 24 September 2020

Questions (182)

Michael Healy-Rae

Question:

182. Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Social Protection the status of an appeal by a person (details supplied) regarding a decision in relation to a disability allowance; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [26095/20]

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Written answers (Question to Social)

Following a successful appeal, this gentleman has been awarded disability allowance (DA) with effect from 8 January 2020 when he sent in his application. The first payment was made by his chosen payment method 10 June 2020. The person concerned was informed of this decision on 4 June 2020.

Arrears of payment due were calculated and issued to this gentleman on 10 June 2020.

I trust this clarifies the matter for the Deputy.