Dáil Éireann - Volume 286 - 26 November, 1975

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Unemployment Assistance.

27. Mr. Connolly asked the Minister for Social Welfare why unemployment assistance has not been paid to a person (name supplied) in County Offaly.

Mr. Cluskey: The person concerned is not being paid unemployment assistance as his qualification certificate, possession of which is an essential requirement for entitlement [187] to such assistance, was revoked by decision of a deciding officer with effect from 5th February, 1975 on the ground that his means exceeded the statutory limit. This decision was upheld on appeal.

He has made a renewed application for a certificate and his case is at present being investigated by a social welfare officer. He will be notified of the result of his application as soon as possible.