Tuesday, 6 October 2020

Questions (535, 536)

Gerald Nash

Question:

535. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Social Protection the number of persons on the €203, €250 and €300 rates of payment per week of the pandemic unemployment payment in tabular form. [28653/20]

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Gerald Nash

Question:

536. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Social Protection the number of young persons under 25 years of age on the €203, €250 and €300 rates of payment per week of the pandemic unemployment payment in tabular form. [28654/20]

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Written answers (Question to Social)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 535 and 536 together.

The requested information is presented in the table below and refers to the number of people in general, and those aged under 25, that are in receipt of the Pandemic Unemployment Payment for the week ending 3rd October 2020.

Weekly rate

Number of people

Number of people aged under 25

€203

48,794

14,314

€250

38,893

11,766

€300

129,455

19,381