Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Ceisteanna (83)

Bernard Durkan

Ceist:

83. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the average time required to process means-tested applications for various social welfare entitlements; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [8097/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Employment)

The processing times for means-tested schemes where available are detailed in the following tabular statement.

Scheme

Average Time to Award (Weeks)

Carer's Allowance 

16

Disability Allowance

14

Domiciliary Care Allowance

11

Jobseeker's Allowance

1

One Parent Family Payment

5

State Pension Non Contributory Pension

11

Supplementary Welfare Allowance

1