The Department has defended less than five claims in employment tribunal hearings in each of the financial years 2007-08 and 2008-09. The Department was established on 28 June 2007. Further detail is suppressed on grounds of confidentiality.
Information on the number of claims withdrawn during the process of being defended prior to a full hearing is not held and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.
Information for the 2006-07 financial year could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.