Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees

Thursday, 7 November 2019

Public Accounts Committee

2018 Annual Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General and Appropriation Accounts
Vote 37 - Employment Affairs and Social Protection
Chapter 12 - Regularity of Social Welfare Payments
Chapter 13 - Timeliness of Income Support Claim Processing
Chapter 14 - Customer Service - Development of Income Support Application Forms

9:00 am

Mr. Seamus McCarthy:

It would be pure speculation if I was to respond to that. I would prefer not to. Given that I examined this three years ago, it may be timely to look at it again and to look at the figures quoted by the Accounting Officer. I cannot give an off the cuff opinion in relation to----