Department for Education: Sick Leave:Written question - 53067

Q
Asked by Norman Lamb
(North Norfolk)
Asked on: 15 November 2016
Department for Education
Department for Education: Sick Leave
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many working days were lost due to mental illness in her Department in each of the last three years.
A
Answered by: Caroline Dinenage
Answered on: 22 November 2016

The information requested is set out in the table below.

Year

Working days lost due to mental health absence

2013/14

5331

2014/15

6073

2015/16

4712

Sickness absence relating to mental health includes those recorded as anxiety and depression, mental health issues, and stress.

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