Wednesday, 2 October 2019

Ceisteanna (235)

Eamon Scanlon

Ceist:

235. Deputy Eamon Scanlon asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the processing time for illness benefit, disability allowance, carer's allowance and benefit and invalidity pension applications, respectively; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [40030/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Employment)

The information requested by the Deputy is detailed in the following tabular statement.

Table 1. Average weeks to award a claim in August 2019

Average Weeks to Award 

August 2019

 Illness Benefit

 1

 Disability Allowance

14 

 Carer's Allowance

16 

 Carer's Benefit

13 

 Invalidity Pension

10