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Ministry of Defence Guard Service: Working Hours

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 75995, tabled on 16 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 13 September 2021 to Question 45127, Ministry of Defence Guard Service: Working Hours, if he will commit to ensuring that no member of MGS staff on OMEC contracts are required to work more than 48 hours in a rolling 7-day period.

Answered on

24 November 2021

Ministry of Defence Guard Service (MGS) operates within the parameters of UK Working Time Regulations. As part of these regulations, no MGS employee will involuntarily work more than 48 hours per week (gross) on average over a 17 week reference period.