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Social Welfare Benefits.

Dáil Éireann Debate, Tuesday - 8 July 2008

Tuesday, 8 July 2008

Ceisteanna (495)

Michael Ring

Ceist:

530 Deputy Michael Ring asked the Minister for Social and Family Affairs the amount of money and the number of recipients of mortgage interest relief to date in 2008; and if she will compare this to the equivalent payments for each of the past five years. [26583/08]

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Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for Family)

The number of recipients and expenditure on mortgage interest supplement for 2008 and in each of the past 5 years is shown in the following tabular statement.

Recipients and Expenditure on Mortgage Interest Supplement

Year

Recipients

Expenditure

€000

2003

3,933

7,663

2004

3,318

6,333

2005

3,220

6,339

2006

3,424

7,873

2007

4,111

12,198

2008

*5,203

**8,135

*27 June 2008.

**End May 2008.

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