Thursday, 21 November 2019

Ceisteanna (257)

Bernard Durkan

Ceist:

257. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the extent to which efforts are being made to facilitate exceptional needs payment or alternative in the case of a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [48502/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Employment)

On 18/11/19 my Department awarded the person concerned an Exceptional Needs Payment of €250. This payment was awarded to meet a need for home heating.

I trust this clarifies the matter for the Deputy.