(1) how many and what percentage of staff in his Department have had more than two periods of sickness absence of less than five days in each of the last three years;
(2) 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.
The incidence of Cabinet Office reported periods of staff sickness absence and headcount vary during each year. The number of staff with periods of sickness absence of less than five days in each of the last three years are detailed in the following table and are expressed as percentages of the Department's average annual headcounts.
|Five or more of less than five days||Percentage||Four of less than five days||Percentage||Three of less than five days||Percentage||Two of less than five days||Percentage|