Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Ceisteanna (2678)

Catherine Connolly

Ceist:

2678. Deputy Catherine Connolly asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of persons, by week and county, awaiting assignment of an inspector in respect of a disability allowance application in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [31763/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Employment)

The total number of disability allowance (DA) new applications currently with an open investigation with Social Welfare Inspectors at the end of June 2019 was 245.

The following table is a breakdown of these cases by county.

COUNTY

TOTAL

CARLOW

5

CAVAN

9

CLARE

5

CORK

27

DONEGAL

6

DUBLIN

56

GALWAY

28

KERRY

10

KILDARE

6

KILKENNY

2

LAOIS

2

LEITRIM

3

LIMERICK

12

LONGFORD

1

LOUTH

5

MAYO

5

MEATH

8

OFFALY

9

ROSCOMMON

5

SLIGO

4

TIPPERARY

10

WATERFORD

8

WESTMEATH

4

WEXFORD

8

WICKLOW

7

TOTAL

245

I trust this clarifies the matter for the Deputy.