Thursday, 7 February 2019

Ceisteanna (70)

Charlie McConalogue

Ceist:

70. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Finance the number of applications received under the disabled drivers and passengers scheme in each of the past five years; the number of these which were successful and unsuccessful, respectively; the number of appeals submitted; the number of successful appeals; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6131/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Finance)

I am advised by Revenue that the following table sets out the total number of applications received, approved and rejected under the Disabled Drivers and Disabled Passengers scheme for the years 2014 to 2018 (inclusive).

The table also includes the number of appeals received and the number that were successful for the years requested.

Year

Total Applications

No. of Approved Applications

No. of Rejected Applications

No. of Appeals Received

No. of Successful Appeals

2014

5,060

4,997

63

5

4

2015

5,494

5,440

54

15

9

2016

6,511

6,490

21

15

4

2017

6,080

6,052

28

13

10

2018

6,444

6,424

20

11

8