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Money Advice and Budgeting Service and Citizens Information Centres: Motion (28 Mar 2017)

Eamon Scanlon: ...in the CIS and MABS and put their faith in the independence of the services throughout the country. They visit with queries about their rights as employees, as tenants, as social welfare recipients, as carers or as people with disabilities. These services provide a vital lifeline for many who find themselves unemployed, in mortgage arrears or overwhelmed by debt. There is not a Member...

Other Questions: Aftercare Services Provision (28 Mar 2017)

Katherine Zappone: ...possible in the coming months. Consultation is under way with all key stakeholders in order to finalise the revision of Tusla’s aftercare policy. The consultation process has included foster carers, young people, young adults, aftercare staff, social work staff, NGOs, private foster care and residential care providers and other Departments. All have been invited to events and...

Seanad: An Garda Síochána: Statements (28 Mar 2017)

Rose Conway Walsh: ...line is that illegal activities were carried out by those who were supposed to uphold the law. How many times do citizens of this State complete and submit forms, whether they be applications for carer's allowance, farm assist, child benefit or medical cards and in large bold writing at the bottom of the form, it states that submitting inaccurate and untrue information may lead to a...

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Carer's Allowance Appeals (23 Mar 2017)

James Lawless: 112. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the current waiting time for appealing decisions on carer's allowance applications; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14585/17]

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Carer's Allowance Appeals (23 Mar 2017)

Brendan Griffin: 116. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection if a decision has been made on a carer's allowance appeal in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14581/17]

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Carer's Allowance Appeals (23 Mar 2017)

John McGuinness: 120. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection if an application for carer's allowance in the case of a person (details supplied) will be re-examined in view of the fact it would appear that some medical evidence was not considered; and if an oral hearing will be arranged in order that the details of the medical circumstances can be explained. [14655/17]

Committee on Public Petitions: Engagement with Financial Services Ombudsman (22 Mar 2017)

Colette Kelleher: ...group of individuals. Department of Social Protection expenditure accounts for 29.1% of gross Government expenditure and pension payments amount to €6.9 billion, with illness, disability and carers' payments amounting to €3.55 billion. These transfers via the Department of Social Protection alone - which would not represent all the wealth of older people - to those who may...

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Carer's Allowance Delays (22 Mar 2017)

Bobby Aylward: 161. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the reason it has taken 14 weeks for the carer's allowance file of a person (details supplied) to be sent from the carer's allowance section in Sligo to the social welfare appeals office in Dublin; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14377/17]

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Carer's Allowance Appeals (22 Mar 2017)

Seán Haughey: 163. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection if he will pay a full rate carer's allowance to a person (details supplied) in Dublin 5 backdated to 10 November 2013; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14530/17]

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Carer's Allowance Eligibility (22 Mar 2017)

Willie Penrose: 165. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection if a person that is in receipt of jobseeker's allowance and wishes to apply for carer’s allowance can receive 50% carer's allowance whilst remaining on jobseeker's allowance; the regulations which apply to receipt of either or both of these allowances; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14536/17]

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Carer's Benefit Eligibility (22 Mar 2017)

Brendan Smith: 166. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection his plans to improve the carer's benefit scheme, with particular reference to the need to extend the time period of 104 weeks, in view of the fact this scheme has been particularly beneficial for many parents that have employment opportunities and whereby flexible working arrangements are available; if his attention has been...

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Carer's Allowance Waiting Times (22 Mar 2017)

Bobby Aylward: 168. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the average waiting time for a decision on a carer's allowance application; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14558/17]

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Carer's Benefit Payments (21 Mar 2017)

Jackie Cahill: 476. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection if he will, in the case of permanently disabled persons that employ full time or part time carers, make them exempt from PRSI and employer contributions in view of the fact that in most cases they are employing these carers from an exhaustible fund; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13396/17]

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Social Welfare Benefits (21 Mar 2017) See 1 other result from this answer

Leo Varadkar: I propose to take Question Nos. 479 and 483 together. The Vincentian Partnership for Social Justice (VPSJ) developed a model of a minimum income standard (MIS). The MIS is defined by the VPSJ as “the gross income a household needs in order to reach their minimum essential standard of living”. The VPSJ’s Minimum Essential Standard of Living 2016(MESL) is derived from a...

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Household Benefits Scheme (21 Mar 2017)

Leo Varadkar: ...the Department or satisfy a means test in order to qualify for HHB. People in receipt of HHB aged under 66 are generally in receipt of payments such as Invalidity Pension, Disability Allowance or Carers. These payment types mean that the recipients are unable to work full time and earn additional income. This is not generally the case for people in receipt of widow’s...

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Carer's Benefit Data (21 Mar 2017)

Tom Neville: 494. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection when a person (details supplied) was in receipt of carer's benefit and if they received PRSI credits; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12990/17]

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Carer's Allowance Applications (21 Mar 2017)

Michael Healy-Rae: 507. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the status of an application for a carer’s allowance by a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13419/17]

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Carer's Benefit Applications (21 Mar 2017)

Pat Breen: 516. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection when an application for carer's benefit for a person (details supplied) will be processed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13462/17]

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Carer's Allowance Applications (21 Mar 2017)

Michael Healy-Rae: 523. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the status of an application for a carer's allowance in respect of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13549/17]

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Carer's Allowance Appeals (21 Mar 2017)

Michael Healy-Rae: 524. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the status of an appeal on a decision on carer's allowance in respect of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13557/17]

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