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Seanad: Order of Business (23 Feb 2017)

Kieran O'Donnell: ...the Department of Social Protection, officials of which were before the Joint Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport yesterday, for empirical data for the numbers of travel passes used by OAPs, people who have carers and companion passes and others. The National Transport Authority does not request data from Bus Éireann for the numbers who use free travel passes on non-PSO routes....

Disability (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2016: Second Stage (Resumed) (22 Feb 2017)

Fiona O'Loughlin: ...and abuse. They include the right to work and participate in sport. Most important, they include the right to be included as an equal member of society. We must also remember the families and carers of those who have disabilities. They also have rights when it comes to discussing the rights of people with disabilities. Ten years have passed since the UN convention was signed by the...

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

Pat Breen: 134. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection when an application for carer's allowance will be processed for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8864/17]

Written Answers — Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources: National Digital Strategy (22 Feb 2017)

Denis Naughten: ...Age Action Ireland Ltd €221,490 2,461 €59,490 661 Ballyhoura Development Company  Ltd €90,000 1,000 €27,000 300 County Sligo Leader Partnership Company Ltd €92,000 1,000 €27,600 300 ECDL Ireland Ltd €90,000 1,000 €27,000 300 Family Carers Ireland Ltd €92,000 1,000 €27,600 300 Fast Track INTO Information...

Written Answers — Department of Children and Youth Affairs: Child and Family Agency Services (22 Feb 2017)

Katherine Zappone: ...regarding aftercare services. Consultation is underway 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, NGO's, private foster care and residential care providers and other State departments. All have been invited to events...

Written Answers — Department of Children and Youth Affairs: Child and Family Agency Data (22 Feb 2017)

Katherine Zappone: ...and planning for leaving care begins in the years prior to leaving care and continues as part of the care planning process. This work is based on collaboration with the young person, their carers and partner agencies to generate an aftercare plan that is specific to the individual young person's needs. Advice, guidance, support and signposting are key elements of the supports available...

Written Answers — Department of Children and Youth Affairs: Child and Family Agency Services (22 Feb 2017)

Katherine Zappone: ...of services from different sectors including income supports, health supports, accommodation and education. A significant number of young people leaving care remain living with their foster carers. Those who do not have family support from a foster carer or family base are assisted in finding accommodation in supported lodgings, sheltered housing or independent accommodation and...

Other Questions: State Pensions Reform (21 Feb 2017)

Leo Varadkar: ...made. It is a simple and understandable way of doing things but it is not what we have now. That is the approach I want to go for. I will bear in mind there will need to be provision for home carers' credits to recognise the fact that some people must take time out of work to look after children or disabled relatives. That must be integrated into any change.

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

John Brady: 50. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the refusal rates for those applying for carer’s allowance and disability allowance; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8417/17]

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Free Travel Scheme Administration (21 Feb 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. 873,000...

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Bereavement Grant (21 Feb 2017)

Leo Varadkar: In recent Budgets the Department has protected primary social welfare rates. Abolishing the bereavement grant provided a significant annual saving. This allowed the Department to protect other social welfare payments such as the State pension. There are a range of supports available for people following bereavement which provide more significant support than the grant. These include a...

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

Seán Sherlock: 289. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the reason arrears due are being retained by his Department in respect of a person (details supplied) who was recently awarded carer's allowance. [8152/17]

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

Pat Breen: 290. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection when a decision on a carer's allowance application will issue to a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8177/17]

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

Peter Burke: 306. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection if he will expedite an application for carer's allowance for a person (details supplied). [8620/17]

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

Pat Breen: 312. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection when an application will be processed in respect of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8749/17]

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

Pat Breen: 313. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection when an application will be processed in respect of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8751/17]

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Social Welfare Appeals Data (21 Feb 2017)

Leo Varadkar: ...and the underlying PRSI contribution figures or means are not disputed. I trust this clarifies the matter for the Deputy. Appeal Receipts 2015 – 2016 2015 2016 Blind Person’s Pension 22 13 Carers Allowance 3,188 3,887 Carers Benefit 93 95 Child Benefit 552 595 Disability Allowance 6,435 4,912 Illness Benefit 1,204 819 Death...

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Social Welfare Appeals Waiting Times (21 Feb 2017)

Leo Varadkar: ...times by scheme 01/01/2014 – 31/12/14 - Average processing times (weeks) Summary Decisions Average processing times (weeks) Oral Hearings Adoptive Benefit 17.1 - Blind Pension 20.5 24.9 Carers Allowance 30.1 34.4 Carers Benefit 22.9 23.1 Child Benefit 23.8 32.9 Disability Allowance 20.8 26.7 Illness Benefit 29.5 34.8 Domiciliary Care Allowance 22.6 29.1 Deserted Wives...

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