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Illness Benefit

Dáil Éireann Debate, Wednesday - 28 April 2021

Wednesday, 28 April 2021

Ceisteanna (633)

Bernard Durkan

Ceist:

633. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Social Protection the progress to date in the determination of application for an illness benefit in the case of a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [21133/21]

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Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Social)

The Illness Benefit claim from the person concerned has been awarded at a rate of €91.10 per week. Their first payment is due to issue to them on the 26th April 2021. An award letter has issued to the person concerned giving them the full details of this decision.

It is open for the person concerned to apply for a top up to this payment under the Supplementary Welfare Allowance scheme at her local Intreo Office.  

 I hope this clarifies the position for the Deputy.

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