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Departmental Conditions of Employment

Volume 482: debated on Tuesday 11 November 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what percentage of those working in his Department are (a) on a flexible working contract, (b) on a job share employment contract and (c) work from home for more than four hours a week. (233854)

The Wales Office has the following staff working on flexible terms:

(a) 82 per cent. work on a flexi-time basis

(b) no staff work on a job share basis, but some are part-time (3.6 per cent.)

(c) one member of staff (1.8 per cent.) has a formal arrangement to work more than four hours a week from home, and other staff members work on this basis on an ad hoc basis.