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Departmental Sick Leave

Volume 474: debated on Wednesday 23 April 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many of her Department's staff took more than (a) five, (b) 10, (c) 15, (d) 20, (e) 25, (f) 30, (g) 35 and (h) 40 days leave due to stress in each of the last five years, broken down by pay grade. (198974)

The detailed information requested can be provided only at disproportionate cost. However, the following table demonstrates the number of occurrences of staff taking stress-related leave in each of the last five years:

Number

2003

113

2004

168

2005

196

2006

190

2007

240

This table excludes DVLA and VOSA statistics as they could provide these data only at disproportionate cost.