Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Ceisteanna (93)

Bernard Durkan

Ceist:

93. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of applications for carer’s allowance that were refused on application, referred to appeal and granted or rejected on appeal, respectively, in each of the past 12 months; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [8096/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Employment)

The information requested by the Deputy in respect of Carer's Allowance is detailed in the following tabular statement.

2018

Rejected Applications

Appeals Received 

Appeals Finalised

Allowed By Appeals Officers

Partially Allowed by Appeals Officers

Revised Decisions By Deciding Officers

Appeals Disallowed by Appeals Officers 

Withdrawn

Jan

760

291

260

93

15

35

114

3

Feb

708

205

229

89

15

47

74

4

Mar

586

213

232

94

11

33

85

9

Apr

731

179

188

77

7

27

59

18

May

1017

249

215

87

8

32

82

6

Jun

680

271

214

90

9

25

83

7

Jul

704

325

265

87

17

63

93

5

Aug

670

231

154

61

7

23

51

12

Sep

724

214

156

67

10

12

60

7

Oct

1068

296

355

113

24

99

115

4

Nov

1074

303

260

120

10

25

104

1

Dec

569

125

182

69

11

19

69

14

2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jan

1035

345

188

58

12

33

80

5