Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Ceisteanna (598)

Pearse Doherty

Ceist:

598. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the processing times for carer’s allowance applications for each month to date in 2019, in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [51227/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Employment)

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

Average time to award Carer Allowance claims in each of the months January to October 2019.

Month

Average time to award (weeks)

January

16

February

15

March

13

April

12

May

13

June

13

July

14

August

16

September

15

October

10