Thursday, 18 April 2013

Ceisteanna (152)

Bernard Durkan

Ceist:

152. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Social Protection the position on a parliamentary question reply wherein it was indicated that an exceptional needs payment has been made in the case of a person (details supplied) in County Kildare [18190/13]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Social)

An exceptional needs payment was approved on 10 January 2013 as advised in the written reply on the 21 February 2013 to Parliamentary Question reference number 9460-13. The records of the Department indicate that this payment was made to the person concerned.

It was further advised in the written reply on the 26 March 2013 to Parliamentary Question reference number 14931-13 that the person concerned could make an application for an exceptional needs payment and any such application would be considered based on his circumstances.

The person concerned submitted an application for an exceptional needs payment on 08 April 2013. This application was refused. The person concerned may request a review of this decision.