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Social Welfare Benefits Waiting Times

Dáil Éireann Debate, Tuesday - 7 November 2017

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Ceisteanna (1190)

Michael Healy-Rae

Ceist:

1190. Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the processing time for payments (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [45824/17]

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Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Employment)

The information requested by the Deputy is detailed in the following table:

Number of Claims Pending and Average Time to Award by Scheme at 30 September 2017

Schemes

Average time to award (weeks)

Jobseeker's Allowance

2

State Pension Contributory (Dom)

4

Widow, Widower’s and Surviving Civil Partners Contributory Pension

1

Widowed Parent Grant

1

State Pension Non-Contributory

13

Domiciliary Care Allowance

19

Carer's Allowance

15

Carer's Benefit

10

Disability Allowance

10

Invalidity Pension

4

Illness Benefit

1

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