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TRAVELLING Overseas WHILE ON a Jobseeker disability benefit.

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From: Angela

Dear Carmel Sepuloni,

Please can you advise the numbers of individual beneficiaries who continued to receive ongoing support while out of New Zealand for the years 1990-2022 on either a job seeker with disability, disability, and jobseeker?

If any individuals did receive ongoing support whilst remaining on any of the main benefits, what was the maximum duration they continued to be paid those benefits while absent from New Zealand?

Can you please supply the numbers of individuals residing, sojourning, or living in New Zealand who are accessing through MSD their Cestui Que account by way of special request to the Governor General?

Can you please advise under what circumstances, those receiving benefits were able to continue receiving benefits while absent from New Zealand, the reason for the decisions, any notes, emails, memos pertaining to those decisions?

Yours faithfully,

Angela

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From: Jessica Watson

Kia ora

Thank you again for requesting information under the Official Information Act 1982.
I am transferring your request to the Ministry of Social Development, for consideration and response to you.

Ngâ mihi,
Jess

Jessica Watson | Private Secretary (Social Development)
Office of Hon Carmel Sepuloni MP, Minister for Social Development & Employment , Minister for ACC and Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage

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Tçnâ koe Angela,

 

Thank you for your request regarding:

 

“Please can you advise the numbers of individual beneficiaries who
continued to receive ongoing support while out of New Zealand for the
years 1990-2022 on either a job seeker with disability, disability, and
jobseeker?

If any individuals did receive ongoing support whilst remaining on any of
the main benefits, what was the maximum duration they continued to be paid
those benefits while absent from New Zealand?

Can you please supply the numbers of individuals residing, sojourning, or
living in New Zealand who are accessing through MSD their Cestui Que
account by way of special request to the Governor General?

Can you please advise under what circumstances, those receiving benefits
were able to continue receiving benefits while absent from New Zealand,
the reason for the decisions, any notes, emails, memos pertaining to those
decisions?”

 

Your request was transferred from the Office of Hon Carmel Sepuloni on 8
August 2022, under the Official Information Act 1982. Your request has
been forwarded to the appropriate officials at National Office to
respond. You may expect a decision regarding your request to be sent to
you as soon as possible.

 

Ngâ manaakitanga,

 

Official and Parliamentary Information Team   |  Ministerial and
Executive Services

Ministry of Social Development | Te Manatû Whakahiato Ora

 

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Tçnâ koe Angela

 

Please find attached the Ministry’s response to your Official Information
Act request.

 

Nâ mâtou noa, nâ

 

Official and Parliamentary Information team   |  Ministerial and
Executive Services

Ministry of Social Development

 

Our Purpose:
We help New Zealanders to be safe, strong and independent.
Manaaki Tangata, Manaaki Whânau.

 

 

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