Thursday, 6 December 2018

Ceisteanna (255)

Willie Penrose

Ceist:

255. Deputy Willie Penrose asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if an outstanding adult dependant allowance relating to a claim for illness benefit by a person (details supplied) will issue in view of the fact that the person has completed and submitted the application relating to the spouse on two occasions; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [51238/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Employment)

The Qualified Adult allowance increase for the person concerned has been processed and arrears owing to him for this allowance have been issued.

The Illness Benefit claim is medically certified up to the 2nd December 2018 and now fully paid up to the 1st December 2018.

If the person concerned remains ill and unfit for work, a further medical certificate should be submitted to the Department as soon as possible in order for further payments to issue.

I trust this clarifies the matter for the Deputy.