Wednesday, 10 February 2010

Ceisteanna (183, 184)

Róisín Shortall

Ceist:

250 Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Social and Family Affairs the maximum amount the spouse of a disability benefit claimant can earn before losing the child dependant increase. [7220/10]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for Family)

A person in receipt of Illness Benefit whose spouse or partner has a gross income in excess of €400 per week is not entitled to an increased payment for a qualified child.

Róisín Shortall

Ceist:

251 Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Social and Family Affairs if the minimum of 19 hours per week to qualify for family income supplement will be satisfied by having two part-time jobs; and if the same requirement will be satisfied by adding unpaid working hours to an existing job. [7234/10]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Due to staff action currently being taken, I regret that I am unable to provide the information sought by the Deputy.