Tuesday, 29 November 2016
Department of Social Protection
Carer's Allowance Appeals
341. To ask the Minister for Social Protection the status of an appeal on an application for a carer's allowance in respect of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37485/16]
Carer’s allowance was awarded to the person concerned on 23 November 2016 and the first payment is due to issue to their nominated post office on 1 December 2016. Arrears of allowance due from 11 February 2016 to 23 November 2016 have issued by cheque.
The person concerned was notified of these details on 23 November 2016.
I hope this clarifies the matter for the Deputy.