An application for invalidity pension (IP) was received from the gentleman concerned on 04 December 2017. This gentleman is in receipt of a state pension with effect from 17 March 2017 and has been awarded IP with effect from 09 March 2017 to 16 March 2017.
Payment of arrears due from 09 March 2017 to 16 March 2017 (less any overlapping social welfare payment) will issue to his nominated bank account on 17 May 2018. The gentleman in question was notified of this decision on the 11 May 2018.
I hope this clarifies the matter for the Deputy.