Tuesday, 5 February 2019
Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
Working Family Payment Applications
629. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection when a decision will be made on a working family payment application by a person (details supplied); the reason for the delay in same; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [5531/19]
Working Family Payment (WFP) is a weekly in-work payment which provides additional income support to employees on low earnings with children.
An application for WFP was received from the person concerned on 21 January 2019.
The Department wrote to the applicant on 31 January 2019 to request further details.
On receipt of the requested details, the application will be processed without delay and they will be notified of the decision.
I trust this clarifies the matter for the Deputy