Departmental Sick Leave

Health written question – answered on 15th July 2008.

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Photo of David Simpson David Simpson Shadow Spokesperson (Education), Shadow Spokesperson (International Development), Shadow Spokesperson (Transport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many staff in his Department have had five or more periods of sickness absence of less than five days in two or more of the last five years.

Photo of Ben Bradshaw Ben Bradshaw Minister of State (Regional Affairs) (South West), The Minister of State, Department of Health

Information is not available in the format requested. However information is available for the last three years on the numbers of staff who have had five or more periods of sickness of less than five days. This is given in the following table.

2007-08 95
2006-07 95
2005-06 87

Information is not available before 2005-06.

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