Thursday, 10 May 2018

Ceisteanna (291)

Róisín Shortall

Ceist:

291. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the processing time for applications for each social welfare payment in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [20755/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Employment)

The information requested (where available) by the Deputy is detailed in the following tabular statement.

Tabular statement

Average time to Award for principal DEASP schemes, March 2018

Schemes

Average time to award (weeks)

Jobseeker's Benefit

1

Jobseeker's Allowance

2

One-Parent Family Payment

5

State Pension Contributory

4

Widow, Widower’s and Surviving Civil Partners Contributory Pension

4

Widowed Parent Grant

1

State Pension Non-Contributory

11

Household Benefits

1

Free Travel

1

Domiciliary Care Allowance

9

Supplementary Welfare Allowance

1

Child Benefit

3

Working Family Payment

2

Carer's Allowance

19

Carer's Benefit

10

Disability Allowance

14

Invalidity Pension

6

Illness Benefit

1

Occupational Injury Benefit

1