David Ruffley (Bury St Edmunds, Conservative)
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what the average number of working days lost was per person in (a) her Department and (b) each of its agencies in each of the last five years.
Alan Duncan (Minister of State, International Development; Rutland and Melton, Conservative)
The average number of working days lost to sickness absence by Home Civil Servant (HCS) staff within the Department for International Development (DFID), during each of the last five years, is shown in the following table:
|Average working days lost to sickness absence per HCS employee|
The figures for 2012 are based on our latest sickness absence return to Cabinet Office which covers the 12 month period
DFID has no agencies.