Wednesday, 28 February 2018

Ceisteanna (222)

Joan Burton

Ceist:

222. 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 in receipt of payments (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [10320/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Employment)

The information requested is shown in the following table. The age breakdown mentioned in the Deputy’s clarification of this question will be supplied by my officials as soon as possible in answer to the Deputy’s related question (9332-18).

Number of qualified child increases paid to recipients of Weekly Social Welfare Payments, December 2017

Scheme

Full Rate

Half Rate

Other

State Pension (Non-Contributory)

473

112

0

State Pension (Contributory)

1,257

729

0

Widow/er's or Surviving Civil Partner's Contributory Pension

10,908

0

Supplementary Welfare Allowance

8,520

0

Maternity Benefit

758

155

0

Rural Social Scheme

1,504

523

0

TUS - Community Work Placement

2,190

2,073

Back To Work Enterprise Allowance

6,489

1,921

Back To Education Allowance(3)

4,327

1,100

0

Partial Capacity Benefit

396

394

0

Disability Allowance

29,028

10,945

0

Carer's Allowance

3,910

40,942

0

Illness Benefit

7,910

6,603

0

Interim Illness Benefit

105

50

0

Injury Benefit

176

120

0

Invalidity Pension

5,630

7,944

0

Working Family Payment

129,274