To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much time off in lieu has been taken by staff in her Department in each of the last five years.
This information could be provided only at disproportionate cost. Time Off in Lieu is offered as an alternative to paid overtime where an individual works beyond conditioned hours or on days they would not normally be required to work.
The Ministry of Defence (MOD) ensures compliance with the requirements of the Working Time Regulations 1998 in respect of civil servants' working hours and it is the responsibility of all line managers to ensure employees are not working excessive hours in line with the requirements of the Working Time Regulations 1998.
The MOD is also committed to ensuring the wellbeing of staff and take action to ensure staff are able to maintain a satisfactory work/life balance