Woods, Michael J.

Tuesday, 13 November 1990

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 402 No. 5

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Written Answers. - PRSI Deduction.

Was asked: if PRSI which was deducted from a person (details supplied) in Dublin 12 while he was on a FÁS course will be refunded immediately as the person concerned is a medical card holder.More Button

I understand from FÁS that the person concerned commenced a course on 1 May 1989. He completed the course on 27 April 1990. According to the Department's records, PRSI contributions were paid for th...More Button

Written Answers. - Social Welfare Benefits.

Was asked: if a person (details supplied) in County Cork is eligible for a death grant.More Button

The person concerned was awarded a death grant at the maximum rate of £100.00 following the death of her husband. A cheque for this amount was issued to her on 31 October 1990.More Button

Was asked: the reason a person (details supplied) in Cork has been denied disability benefit for nine weeks, despite the fact that medical evidence had been provided, outlining the reasons she could not attend f...More Button

The person concerned has been in receipt of disability benefit since 31 July 1984. Payment of disability benefit was suspended from 26 September 1990, as she failed to attend for examination by a medi...More Button

Was asked: the reason a person (details supplied) in Dublin 17, who is entitled to claim unemployment assistance for his common law wife and her five children and also qualifies for a medical card on the same ba...More Button

The child benefit claim of the person concerned was decided in accordance with the relevant regulations which deal with the question of normal residency of qualified children for child benefit purpos...More Button

Was asked: the reason the application form for family income supplement does not give consideration to those dependants who are over the age of 18 years and are still being maintained by their family while atten...More Button

A minority of low paid workers may be faced with a situation whereby the payments to which they would be entitled, if they became unemployed, would exceed their wages. This arises particularly for pe...More Button

Was asked: when a person (details supplied) in County Clare will receive his full old age non-contributory pension.More Button

The person concerned and his wife are currently in receipt of a reduced rate non-contributory old age pension at the weekly rate of £25.00 each. This is the rate of pension appropriate to their means...More Button

Was asked: if he will extend the free electricity allowance scheme so that persons aged between 65 and 80, who are entitled to the free electricity allowance and free television licence will retain their entitle...More Button

Earlier this year I announced an extension of the free schemes which will allow persons over 80 years of age who are entitled to free electricity allowance, free television licence or free natural or ...More Button

Was asked: if he will review the position of a person (details supplied) in Dublin 1 who was on long term unemployment assistance and was changed to disability benefit when he became terminally ill with lung can...More Button

The person concerned was in receipt of long term unemployment assistance up to 14 March 1990. If he had continued to receive UA, he would currently be receiving a payment of £70.30 per week at presen...More Button

Was asked: when a free fuel allowance and living alone allowance will be awarded to a person (details supplied) in County Cork.More Button

The person concerned has been awarded a living alone allowance at the rate of £4.10 a week with effect from 4 October 1990. An order book for this allowance will be available for collection at his l...More Button

Was asked: if a free fuel allowance will be paid to a person (details supplied) in County Kilkenny.More Button

The person concerned is in receipt of a pension from his former employer in Britain. The emergency rate of income tax is being deducted at source from this pension and as a result the person concerne...More Button


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