Wednesday, 21 October 2020

Questions (149)

Thomas Gould

Question:

149. Deputy Thomas Gould asked the Minister for Social Protection the way in which pandemic unemployment payments interact with other social welfare payments including disability allowance and the means testing of same. [31838/20]

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Written answers (Question to Social)

The current position in relation to the pandemic unemployment payment is that it can be paid concurrently with certain social assistance payments, including disability allowance.  The pandemic unemployment payment is not assessed as means.