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Leave: Leeds

Volume 506: debated on Wednesday 3 March 2010

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills what recent estimate he has made of the number of residents of Leeds North West constituency who qualify for paid leave entitlements. (319504)

All workers resident in Leeds North West constituency qualify for paid annual leave entitlements. The statutory minimum as set out in the working time regulations is at least 5.6 weeks.

Numbers of workers resident in Leeds North West constituency are not available. However, according to the Annual Business Inquiry Employee Analysis by the Office for National Statistics, there were a total of 30,500 employees who worked in Leeds North West constituency (but did not necessarily live there) in 2008, who would all qualify for paid annual leave entitlement.