191. Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an application by a person (details supplied) for a disability allowance. (Question 19249/18 asked on 02 May 2018 - Disability Allowance Applications)

Minister of State at the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection (Deputy Finian McGrath): I confirm that my department received an application for disability allowance (DA) from this lady on 5 April 2018. On completion of the necessary investigations on all aspects of the claim a decision will be made and the person concerned will be notified directly of the outcome. The processing time for individual disability allowance claims may vary in accordance with their relative compl...

422. Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an application by a person (details supplied) for a disability allowance; and when a decision will be made on his or her case. (Question 18870/18 asked on 01 May 2018 - Disability Allowance Applications)

Minister of State at the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection (Deputy Finian McGrath): I confirm that my department received an application for disability allowance from this gentleman on 11 December 2017. The processing time for individual DA claims may vary in accordance with their relative complexity in terms of the three main qualifying criteria, the person’s circumstances and the information they provide in support of their claim. 
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491. Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of an application by a person (details supplied) for disability allowance; and when a decision can be expected in the case. (Question 51609/17 asked on 05 Dec 2017 - Disability Allowance Applications)

Minister of State at the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection (Deputy Finian McGrath): I confirm that my Department received an application for disability allowance from this gentleman on 31 October 2017. The medical part of the application was incomplete and was returned to the gentleman on 10 November 2017. The completed medical report was received back from the gentleman on 27 November 2017. On completion of the necessary investigations on all aspects of the claim a deci...

290. Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh asked the Minister for Social Protection the status of a person’s (details supplied) application for disability allowance; and when they can expect a decision on their case. (Question 23275/17 asked on 16 May 2017 - Disability Allowance Applications)

Minister of State at the Department of Health (Deputy Finian McGrath): Following a successful review this person has been awarded disability allowance with effect from 1 February 2017. The first payment will be made by her chosen payment method on 17 May 2017. 
Arrears of payment due will issue as soon as possible once any necessary adjustment is calculated and applied in respect of any overlapping payments or in respect of outstanding overpayments (if applicable). 
I trust this clarifies the m...

534. Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh asked the Minister for Social Protection the status of an application for a disability allowance by person (details supplied); and when a decision will issue. (Question 41020/16 asked on 17 Jan 2017 - Disability Allowance Applications)

Minister of State at the Department of Social Protection (Deputy Finian McGrath) Deputy Finian McGrath: I confirm that my Department received an application for disability allowance from this lady on 25 November 2016. On completion of the necessary investigations on all aspects of the claim a decision will be made and the person concerned will be notified directly of the outcome. 
The processing time for individual disability allowance claims may vary in accordance with their relative complexit...

236. Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh asked the Minister for Social Protection the status of an application for a disability allowance in respect of a person (details supplied); and when the person can expect a decision on their case. (Question 40737/16 asked on 16 Dec 2016 - Disability Allowance Applications)

Minister for Social Protection (Deputy Leo Varadkar): I confirm that my Department is in receipt of an application for disability allowance from this man. On 5 December 2016 the person concerned was requested to supply supporting documentation in order to finalise the claim. On receipt of this information a decision will be made and the person concerned will be notified directly in writing of the outcome. I trust this clarifies the matter for the Deputy.
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95. Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh asked the Minister for Social Protection the reason a person (details supplied) has not been awarded disability benefit. (Question 32346/16 asked on 26 Oct 2016 - Disability Allowance Applications)

Minister of State at the Department of Social Protection (Deputy Finian McGrath): This lady submitted an application for disability allowance on 12 November 2014. 
The application, based upon the evidence submitted, was refused on medical grounds and the person in question was notified in writing of this decision on 27 February 2015 and of her rights of review and appeal. No appeal was received. 
If this lady believes she may qualify, it is open to her to reapply by completing and submitting ...

59. Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the status of an application under the disability allowance scheme by a person (details supplied) in Dublin 12; when a decision will issue. (Question 7568/16 asked on 20 Apr 2016 - Disability Allowance Applications)

Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection (Deputy Joan Burton): The person concerned was in receipt of disability allowance (DA) up to 20 August 2013, which was stopped as he no longer fulfilled the qualifying conditions, including residency conditions. In July 2015, medical evidence was submitted to the department by the person concerned. This was returned to the person in question on 23 July 2015, along with a DA1 application form, as it could not be dealt with in the absence of a DA appli...

35. Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection if there is a current application under the disability allowance scheme in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Carlow; the reason the person’s previous application was refused. (Question 25458/15 asked on 25 Jun 2015 - Disability Allowance Applications)

Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection (Deputy Joan Burton): The application for disability allowance from the person in question was disallowed on 19 June 2015 on the ground that, based on the information supplied in support of the application, he does not satisfy the medical conditionality for the scheme.
The person in question was notified of this decision, the reason for it and of the option to submit further evidence in support of his application for review and of his right to appeal t...