268. Deputy Michael Fitzmaurice asked the Minister for Justice when an application for a Garda spouses pension submitted by a person (details supplied) will be processed; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [51726/21]


Minister for Justice (Deputy Heather Humphreys): I can advise the Deputy that a Garda Widow's Pension in respect of the person concerned has now been approved and payment, including any arrears, will commence on Monday November 1, 2021.