Tuesday, 17 December 2019

Ceisteanna (725)

Aindrias Moynihan

Ceist:

725. Deputy Aindrias Moynihan asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the waiting times for the various payment schemes operated by her Department, in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [53411/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Employment)

The information requested (where available) by the Deputy is detailed in the following tabular statement.

 Tabular statement

The average number of weeks to award various social welfare claims at the end of November 2019.   

Scheme

Ave Number of Weeks to Award

State Pension (Contributory)

7

State Pension (Non-Contributory)

12

Jobseekers Allowance

1

Jobseekers Benefit

1

One-Parent Family Payment

3

Supplementary Welfare Allowance Basi

1

Maternity Benefit

6

Paternity Benefit

6

Carer's Allowance

12

Carer's Benefit

10

Disability Allowance

12

Invalidity Pension

12

Illness Benefit

1

Occupational Injury Benefit

1

Child Benefit (Dom &FRA)

3

Working Family Payment

3

Domiciliary Care Allowance

10

Household Benefits

1

Free Travel