Wednesday, 2 April 2008

Ceisteanna (512)

Michael Ring

Ceist:

575 Deputy Michael Ring asked the Minister for Social and Family Affairs when a family income supplement payment will be renewed for a person (details supplied) in County Mayo. [11980/08]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for Family)

The person concerned has been in receipt of Family Income Supplement (FIS) since March 2006. The claim fell due for annual renewal on 5th March 2008 and the renewal application form was received by the Department on 21st February 2008.

As one section of the form was not fully completed it was returned to the person concerned. The completed form was received by the Department on 12th March 2008 and a decision was made on the FIS renewal application on 20th March 2008. The person concerned has been awarded FIS at the weekly rate of €109 from 6th March 2008. The first payment totalling €436 including all arrears due was made on 27th March 2008.