Written Answers - Social Welfare Benefits

Tuesday, 20 September 2011

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 740 No. 3

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  289.  Deputy Barry Cowen  Information on Barry Cowen  Zoom on Barry Cowen   asked the Minister for Social Protection  Information on Joan Burton  Zoom on Joan Burton   when a person (details supplied) in County Offaly will receive a decision on their application for disability allowance. [24849/11]

Minister for Social Protection (Deputy Joan Burton): Information on Joan Burton  Zoom on Joan Burton  The application for disability allowance from the person concerned was assessed by a medical assessor from this Department who expressed the opinion that she was not medically suitable for disability allowance. A deciding officer accepted this opinion and disallowed her claim. The person in question was informed in writing on 8 September 2011 of this decision and the reason for it.

Question No. 290 withdrawn.


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