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Department for Education: Sick Leave

Question for Department for Education

UIN 53067, tabled on 15 November 2016

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.

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.