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Departmental Sick Leave

Volume 474: debated on Thursday 24 April 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many days sick leave were taken on average by staff in his Department and its predecessor in each of the last five years. (198962)

The information is in the following table. Data for the Office of Criminal Justice Reform, the National Offender Management Service and the Public Sector Prison Service, which now forms part of the Ministry of Justice, are being provided in a separate Home Office response.

Average number of days sick leave per employee

Agency

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

Former DCA HQ

7.7

7.3

6.9

7.7

6.5

Office of the Public Guardian

12.3

8.9

9.6

10.0

8.5

Tribunals Service

12.7

12.2

11.4

11.3

8.8

Court Service

10.9

10.3

11.0

11.2

9.5