Thursday, 4 July 2019
Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
Social Welfare Overpayments
448. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the circumstances by which a person (details supplied) in Dublin 8 incurred a debt to her Department; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [29041/19]
The person concerned incurred a debt as they were not fully unemployed for the period 13/07/2018 to 19/07/2018 and they received full payment of their Jobseeker's Allowance for same.
A decision letter from this Department was sent to them on the 20th November 2018 and set out the details of the debt incurred.
The original debt was €449. The remaining debt is €138.29.
I trust this clarifies the matter for the Deputy.