Wednesday, 4 December 2019

Ceisteanna (73)

Bernard Durkan


73. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of persons registered as being in receipt of short-term jobseekers’ allowance and long-term jobseeker’s allowance payments, respectively; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [50367/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Employment)

At the end of October there were 135,240 persons in receipt of a jobseeker's allowance payment from my Department, of this number 47,615 were in receipt of the payment on a short-term basis i.e. less than 1 year and the remaining 87,625 were long-term recipients i.e. greater than 1 year.

Question No. 74 answered with Question No. 41.