Department for International Trade: Overtime

Department for International Trade written question – answered on 15th July 2019.

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Photo of Jon Trickett Jon Trickett Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office), Shadow Lord President of the Council

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what estimate he has made of the amount of unpaid overtime worked by staff in his Department in the last 24 months.

Photo of George Hollingbery George Hollingbery Minister of State (International Trade)

An error has been identified in the written answer given on 08 July 2019.

The correct answer should have been:

This information is not centrally held.

Line managers have a responsibility for ensuring that staff are not working excessive hours, and the department is compliant with the requirements of the Working Time Regulations 1998 in respect of civil servants' working hours.

DIT is committed to supporting the wellbeing of all its members of staff and has appropriate policies to support this alongside a Departmental Health and Wellbeing Plan implemented in January 2019., The department has a Stress Policy that introduced the provision of Mental Health First Aiders who can provide a range of support to both employees and managers, including access to our Employee Counselling Service. In January 2019, the department launched the Health & Wellbeing Plan, which includes activity to train senior leaders in Wellbeing Confidence.which includes activity to train senior leaders in Wellbeing Confidence.

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Photo of George Hollingbery George Hollingbery Minister of State (International Trade)

This information is not centrally held.

Line managers have a responsibility for ensuring that staff are not working excessive hours, and the department is compliant with the requirements of the Working Time Regulations 1998 in respect of civil servants' working hours.

DIT is committed to supporting the wellbeing of all its members of staff and has appropriate policies to support this alongside a Departmental Health and Wellbeing Plan implemented in January 2019., The department has a Stress Policy that introduced the provision of Mental Health First Aiders who can provide a range of support to both employees and managers, including access to our Employee Counselling Service. In January 2019, the department launched the Health & Wellbeing Plan, which includes activity to train senior leaders in Wellbeing Confidence.which includes activity to train senior leaders in Wellbeing Confidence.

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