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Disability Allowance Payments

Dáil Éireann Debate, Tuesday - 4 October 2016

Tuesday, 4 October 2016

Ceisteanna (263)

John McGuinness


263. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Social Protection further to Parliamentary Question No. 793 of 16 September 2016, the reason the full payment of benefit of €183 per week paid to a person (details supplied) has not been restored as the person is now in receipt of €58 per week. [28115/16]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Social)

Disability allowance (DA) is a means tested scheme and the way means are assessed is laid down in legislation. The rate of disability allowance awarded to the person in question is correct based on information provided to my Department. The information provided reflects income from self-employment and from farming. If her circumstances have changed, she should forward evidence to this effect and her entitlement will be reviewed.