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Local Fine Gael TD Nicky McFadden says that further progress needs to be made on tackling the social welfare appeals backlog. Deputy McFadden raised the issue with Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton, requesting an update on current efforts to reduce the social welfare appeals backlog.
WITH close on 4,000 people awaiting finalisation of their appeals for Jobseekers’ Allowance, Mayo Fine Gael TD John O’Mahony is calling on the Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, to redeploy staff to allow for quicker processing of the appeals.
Fine Gael TD for Carlow-Kilkenny, John Paul Phelan, has received assurances that work is underway to clear the backlog of cases at the Social Welfare Appeals Office, which have increased by 130 over the last three years.