Thursday, 11 July 2019

Ceisteanna (932, 933)

Aindrias Moynihan

Ceist:

932. Deputy Aindrias Moynihan asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the waiting times to process applications for the State pension (contributory); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [31420/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Aindrias Moynihan

Ceist:

933. Deputy Aindrias Moynihan asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the waiting times to process applications for the State pension (non-contributory); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [31421/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Employment)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 932 and 933 together.

The average waiting time to award a state pension (contributory) or a state pension (non- contributory) at the end of June was 8 and 10 weeks respectively.