Thursday, 17 October 2019

Ceisteanna (307)

Tom Neville

Ceist:

307. Deputy Tom Neville asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an application for the household benefits package for a person (details supplied); and if the award will be backdated to the date of the person's 70th birthday. [42746/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Employment)

An application for the Household Benefits Package was received from the person concerned on 10 October 2019.  The claimant was awarded the Household Benefits and the claim will be backdated to the date of their 70th birthday. 

I hope this clarifies the matter for the Deputy.