Dáil Éireann - Volume 473 - 28 January, 1997
Written Answers. - Social Welfare Benefits.
Mr. Ring Mr. Ring
263. Mr. Ring asked the Minister for Social Welfare if there is a ruling that a person who is not receiving the full unemployment assistance cannot apply for the back to work scheme. [1998/97]
Minister for Social Welfare (Proinsias De Rossa) Proinsias De Rossa
Minister for Social Welfare (Proinsias De Rossa): To qualify under the back to work allowance scheme applicants must be unemployed for at least 12 months and have an entitlement to unemployment assistance at a minimum weekly rate of £40 for a single person or £62 for a married person. The current maximum personal weekly rates for these categories are £64.50 and £103 respectively.
Dáil Éireann 473 Written Answers. Social Welfare Benefits.