Tuesday, 3 December 2019

Ceisteanna (578)

Thomas P. Broughan

Ceist:

578. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of staff employed in the partial capacity benefit section; and the average processing time for a partial capacity benefit application. [49972/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Employment)

There are currently nine officers working within my Departments Partial Capacity Benefit team. The average processing time for decisions on new applications currently stands at four weeks.

I trust this clarifies the matter for the Deputy.