Departmental Sick Leave

Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform written question – answered on 30th April 2008.

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Photo of Mark Hoban Mark Hoban Shadow Minister (Treasury)

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform how many of his Department's staff took more than (a) five, (b) 10, (c) 15, (d) 20, (e) 25, (f) 30, (g) 35 and (h) 40 days leave due to stress in each of the last five years, broken down by pay grade.

Photo of Gareth Thomas Gareth Thomas Parliamentary Under-Secretary(Department for International Development) (Trade Policy) (also Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform), Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform) (Trade and Consumer Affairs) (also Department for International Development), Party Chair, Co-operative Party

The number of BERR staff who have taken leave due to stress in the last five years, broken down by pay grade is contained in the following tables.

2003
Range Less than 5 6 to 10 11 to 15 16 to 20 21 to 25 26 to 30 31 to 35 36 to 40 More than 40 2003 total
Range 2 2 1 2 2 7
Range 3 4 2 2 1 1 2 12
Range 4 22 2 4 3 2 1 2 1 10 47
Range 5 4 2 1 8
Range 6 11 3 2 3 1 1 9 30
Range 7 1 1 2
Range 8 6 1 3 3 2 2 8 25
Range 9 1 1 1 3
Faststream 1 1
Range 10 3 2 1 1 2 9
Range 11 2 2 1 1 1 7
Grand total 56 11 16 9 7 6 6 3 37 151
2004
Range Less than 5 6 to 10 11 to 15 16 to 20 21 to 25 26 to 30 31 to 35 36 to 40 More than 40 2004 total
Range 2 6 2 4 12
Range 3 8 2 2 1 2 15
Range 4 22 2 5 4 1 1 1 5 41
Range 5 3 3 1 4 11
Range 6 9 1 1 1 1 13
Range 7 4 1 1 6
Range 8 10 1 2 1 1 4 19
Range 9 2 2 2 6
Faststream 0
Range 10 1 2 1 1 5
Range 11 1 1 1 3
Grand total 66 7 15 8 4 4 2 1 24 131
2005
Range Less than 5 6 to 10 11 to 15 16 to 20 21 to 25 26 to 30 31 to 35 36 to 40 More than 40 2005 total
Range 2 1 1 1 3
Range 3 13 1 3 3 1 2 23
Range 4 28 2 4 1 1 3 5 44
Range 5 2 1 3
Range 6 8 1 1 1 1 1 4 17
Range 7 1 2 3
Range 8 11 2 2 1 16
Range 9 3 2 5
Faststream 0
Range 10 1 1 1 3 6
Range 11 1 1
Grand total 68 8 10 4 3 2 4 1 21 121
2006
Range Less than 5 6 to 10 11 to 15 16 to 20 21 to 25 26 to 30 31 to 35 36 to 40 More than 40 2006 total
Range 2 5 1 2 8
Range 3 11 2 2 1 2 18
Range 4 54 4 3 5 4 8 2 1 12 93
Range 5 3 1 3 1 2 5 15
Range 6 17 2 1 1 1 4 26
Range 7 4 1 2 7
Range 8 4 1 1 1 1 4 12
Range 9 2 2 1 1 1 7
Faststream 0
Range 10 1 1 2 1 2 7
Range 11 2 2
Grand total 103 9 15 7 7 11 4 5 34 195
2007
Range Less than 5 6 to 10 11 to 15 16 to 20 21 to 25 26 to 30 31 to 35 36 to 40 More than 40 200 7 total
Range 2 7 1 1 1 1 11
Range 3 1 1 1 3
Range 4 20 3 2 2 1 2 10 40
Range 5 5 1 2 1 3 12
Range 6 18 4 2 1 1 2 5 33
Range 7 2 1 1 6 10
Range 8 7 3 1 1 1 1 1 15
Range 9 1 1 1 1 2 6
Faststream 1 1 2
Range 10 10 3 1 14
Range 11 1 1 2
Grand total 71 14 12 8 3 7 3 30 148

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