Social Welfare Appeal G0002

Year: 2005

Type of Social Welfare: Deserted Wives Allowance

Deciding Body: Appeals Officer

Applicant was in receipt of Deserted Wives Allowance when she applied for a Community Employment Scheme. Applicant was not entitled to keep the Deserted Wife Allowance and work on a Community Employment Scheme and she appealed claiming that the decision was discriminatory. Once she ceased the Community Employment Scheme, the Deserted Wives Allowance was re-instated.