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Residential Tenancies (Housing Emergency Measures in the Public Interest) (Amendment) Bill 2016: Second Stage [Private Members] (18 May 2017)

Jan O'Sullivan: ...in the review. I have just drafted a letter in response to a woman who contacted me and who lives in the suburbs of Limerick. She is renting and works in a professional job full-time. Her husband is a carer because they have two disabled children. The two years of controlled rent, if we call it that, under the regime introduced by the former Minister, Deputy Alan Kelly, are due to...

Select Committee on Social Protection: Estimates for Public Services 2017
Vote 37 - Social Protection (Revised)
(18 May 2017) See 4 other results from this debate

Leo Varadkar: ...expenditure and is €229 million more than was provided in the Revised Estimate for 2016. Each week some 1.35 million people - pensioners, people with disabilities, people on maternity or sick leave, carers and jobseekers - receive a payment from my Department. In addition, over 623,000 families receive child benefit each month for almost 1.2 million children. What is significant...

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Social Welfare Payments Administration (18 May 2017)

Leo Varadkar: ....6 686.7 Widow/er's or Surviving Civil Partner's (Con) Pension – aged 66 and over 88.4 110.5 132.6 154.7 Deserted Wife's Benefit – aged 66 and over 2.4 3 3.6 4.2 Death Benefit Pension – aged 66 and over 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.7 State Pension Non Contributory 101.2 126.5 151.8 177.1 Carer's Allowance – aged 66 and over 2.0 2.5 3 3.5 Half Rate Carer's Allowance...

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Social Welfare Benefits Applications (18 May 2017) See 1 other result from this answer

Bernard Durkan: 170. To ask the Minister for Social Protection if a decision regarding eligibility for a disability allowance, carer's allowance and domiciliary care allowance for a person (details supplied) will be made; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23860/17]

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Carer's Allowance Applications (18 May 2017)

Bernard Durkan: 172. To ask the Minister for Social Protection if he will review an application for carer's allowance in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23865/17]

Committee on Budgetary Oversight: Pre-Budget Submission: Age Action Ireland (17 May 2017) See 1 other result from this debate

.... We look forward to participating in the scheme but it is a medium to long-term solution. The immediate problem concerns people who are in hospitals and who cannot get home help hours and family carers who do amazing work but who are driven right to the edge to support people. Social workers tell us they are waiting for recipients of home help hours to die to free up home help hours...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health: UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Discussion (17 May 2017) See 3 other results from this debate

...of housing options, the funding for the supports to enable people to take up these options is severely limited. The numbers of people with disabilities requiring support and the increased age of carers is leading to built-up emerging need. In just one of our member organisations, for example, 285 people are living in their childhood home, with family support, in which the primary carer...

Seanad: Order of Business (17 May 2017)

Jerry Buttimer: ...intermediate care, week stays for step-down care and care for those with long-term disabilities.We need to see an increase in respite provision. We need to ensure, as part of the national carers strategy and the action plan for carers, that this is implemented. Senator Coffey referenced the national skills strategy. The Minister for Education and Skills, Deputy Bruton, and the Minister...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Children and Youth Affairs: Findings of HIQA Statutory Foster Care Service Inspection Reports: Discussion (17 May 2017) See 12 other results from this debate

...a monitoring programme of private foster care providers in Ireland and had inspected all of these services by the end of 2016. The majority of children in the care of the State live with foster carers. At the end of 2016, Tusla reported that there were 6,258 children in the care of the State. Of those, 5,817 were in foster care and living either with relatives or with general carers. ...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Psychological Assessments (17 May 2017) See 1 other result from this answer

Richard Bruton: I can inform the Deputy that my Department's National Educational Psychological Service (NEPS) provides educational psychology service to all primary and post primary schools through an assigned NEPS psychologist and in some cases receive assessment services through the Scheme for Commissioning Psychological Assessments (SCPA). Under this scheme schools can have a student assessment carried...

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Carer's Allowance Applications (17 May 2017)

Robert Troy: 160. To ask the Minister for Social Protection if he will grant a carer's allowance to a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23396/17]

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Free Travel Scheme (17 May 2017)

Leo Varadkar: The free travel scheme provides free travel on the main public and private transport services for those eligible under the scheme. These include road, rail and ferry services provided by companies such as Bus Átha Cliath, Bus Éireann and Iarnród Éireann, as well as Luas and services provided by over 80 private transport operators. There are currently approx. 880,000...

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Carer's Allowance Appeals (17 May 2017)

James Lawless: 171. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the reason for the delay in a carer's allowance appeal for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23575/17]

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Carer's Allowance Applications (16 May 2017)

Pat Breen: 242. To ask the Minister for Social Protection when a decision on a carer's allowance will issue to a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22760/17]

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Carer's Allowance Applications (16 May 2017)

Michael Ring: 248. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the status of a carer's allowance application by a person (details supplied); the reason for the delay; and when a decision will be made on the application. [22774/17]

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Carer's Allowance Delays (16 May 2017)

Bobby Aylward: 256. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the reason for the delay in sending the file of a person (details supplied) relating to a carer's allowance claim; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22832/17]

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Social Welfare Fraud Investigations (16 May 2017)

Leo Varadkar: The Department of Social Protection uses a wide range of control measures as part of its strategy to combat fraud and improve compliance in the social welfare system. The control strategy is set out in the Department Compliance and Anti-fraud Strategy 2014 to 2018. The Department publishes an annual report on the implementation of the main actions plans and progress against targets –...

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Social Welfare Overpayments (16 May 2017)

Leo Varadkar: The person concerned had been in receipt of carer’s allowance (CA) up to 8 December 1999 when her late father, who was one of her two care recipients, died. She was no longer entitled to CA from 9 December 1999 as her means were not less than the statutory limit. An overpayment of (CA) occurred from 10 April 2000 to 12 June 2002 when a Personalised Payable Order book was given to the...

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Carer's Allowance Payments (16 May 2017)

Willie O'Dea: 275. To ask the Minister for Social Protection when a payment of arrears of carer's allowance will issue to a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23114/17]

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Social Welfare Payments Waiting Times (16 May 2017)

Leo Varadkar: ...1 Child Benefit (Additional Child) 1 1 Treatment Benefit 31,929 6 Maternity Benefit 5,398 6 Paternity Benefit 1,840 6 Family Income Supplement (New) 3,707 3 Family Income Supplement (Renew) 1,062 1 Carer's Allowance 4,512 12 Carer's Benefit 533 7 Disability Allowance 5,991 12 Invalidity Pension 1,835 6 Illness Benefit 3,128 1 Occupational Injury Benefit 150 1

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