Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Ceisteanna (283)

Joan Burton

Ceist:

283. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of full rate qualified child increases and half rate qualified child increases, respectively, in payment at the end of 2017 to persons on jobseeker's benefit, jobseeker's allowance, excluding jobseeker's transition payment, jobseeker's transition payment, one-parent family payment and farm assist, by scheme, by children aged 12 to 22 years of age, respectively; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7547/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Employment)

The information requested by the Deputy is detailed in the tabular statement.

Number of qualified child increases in payment at end 2017 by scheme aged 12 to 22 years of age

Scheme

Qualified Child Increase

Full Rate

Qualified Child Increase

Half Rate

Jobseeker’s Benefit

1,448

945

Jobseeker’s Allowance (excluding Jobseeker’s Transition Payment)

31,186

8,141

Jobseeker’s Transition Payment

12,470

0

One-Parent Family Payment

13,433

0

Farm Assist

2,379

713