Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Ceisteanna (491)

Bríd Smith

Ceist:

491. Deputy Bríd Smith asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of applicants for carer's allowance refused on an initial application and before a review or appeal of that decision took place in each year since 2010. [40938/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Employment)

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

Carer’s Allowance Claims disallowed at initial application:

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Jan-August2018

6,972

5,227

6,827

9,881

7,078

7,920

11,144

8,599

5,856