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Social Welfare Payments

Dáil Éireann Debate, Wednesday - 23 March 2022

Wednesday, 23 March 2022

Ceisteanna (120)

Bernard Durkan

Ceist:

120. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Social Protection the sections in her Department which currently have waiting lists for the processing of various payments; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [15299/22]

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Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Social)

The number of claims awaiting a decision at the 28th February 2022 for each scheme, for which operational data is available, are show in tabular form below.

Scheme

Claims awaiting a decision as of 28th February 2022

State Pension (Contributory)

4,767

Widow(er)'s Contributory Pension

393

State Pension (Non-Contributory)

1,147

Jobseekers Allowance

3,327

Jobseekers Benefit

2,291

One-Parent Family Payment

449

Supplementary Welfare Allowance

1,193

Maternity Benefit

1,844

Paternity Benefit

1,463

Carer's Allowance

1,470

Carer's Benefit

338

Disability Allowance

2,348

Invalidity Pension

1,559

Illness Benefit

15,196

Occupational Injury Benefit

1,384

Child Benefit

3,210

Working Family Payment

1,592

Domiciliary Care Allowance

1,979

Household Benefits

1,082

Free Travel

10

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