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Departmental Telephone Services

Work and Pensions written question – answered on 3rd February 2011.

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Photo of Tom Greatrex Tom Greatrex Shadow Minister (Scotland)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many staff responsible for answering his Department's 0800 2888 777 number for contacting Atos in relation to work capability assessments were absent (a) on annual leave and (b) due to illness on 18 January 2011.

Photo of Chris Grayling Chris Grayling The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

Atos Healthcare has confirmed that on 18 January 2011 there were:

(a)-six full time equivalent (FTE's) on annual leave which equates to approximately 10.5% absence; and

(b)-two FTE's on sick leave which equates to approximately 3.5% absence.

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