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Revenue and Customs: Lost Working Days

Question for Treasury

UIN 158975, tabled on 25 February 2021

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the Average Working Days Lost was in HMRC for civil servants (a) from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds and (b) recording themselves as White in the calendar year (i) 2019 and (ii) 2020.

Answered on

2 March 2021

The average working days lost for civil servants working in HMRC was as follows:

Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority

January 2019 – December 2019 = 6.51 days average

January 2020 – December 2020 = 6.78 days average


January 2019 – December 2019 = 6.38 days average

January 2020 – December 2020 = 5.52 days average

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