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Departmental Working Hours

Volume 487: debated on Wednesday 28 January 2009

To ask the Minister for Women and Equality what the policy of the Government Equalities Office is on granting staff time off in lieu for working (a) in lunch breaks, (b) in evenings and (c) at other times outside contracted working hours; and if she will make a statement. (252027)

The Government Equalities Office's policy is to allow staff time off in lieu for work in lunch breaks, evenings and at other times outside contracted working hours. These arrangements are subject to agreement between individual staff and their line managers and take account of the business needs of the Office.