Thursday, 5 March 2020
Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
Social Welfare Benefits Eligibility
1145. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a person (details supplied) qualifies for the adult dependent allowance in respect of that person's spouse; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [3043/20]
The person concerned has been awarded Illness Benefit from 24/01/2020. Illness Benefit is not payable for the first six days of this claim, excluding Sunday.
The person concerned is in receipt of the maximum Personal and Qualified Adult Dependant rates. The person concerned has been paid up to and including 27/02/2020
I trust this clarifies the matter for the Deputy.