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Departmental Working Hours

Volume 488: debated on Monday 23 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the policy of his Department and its agencies 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 he will make a statement. (252035)

Staff who work in excess of their conditioned hours have the opportunity to receive payment for those hours worked or take the time off in agreement with their local line management.

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many days off in lieu were granted to staff in (a) his Department, (b) its agencies and (c) its non-departmental public bodies for working (i) in lunch breaks and (ii) at other times outside contracted working hours, in the last year for which figures are available. (252036)