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Ministry of Defence Guard Service: Working Hours

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 75996, 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, whether a fatigue risk management system is in place for MGS staff working (a) up to and (b) more than 48 hours in a rolling 7-day period.

Answered on

24 November 2021

The Ministry of Defence Guard Service (MGS) adheres to the Defence Joint Service Publication (JSP) 892, which is the mechanism by which wellbeing-related risks and issues, including fatigue, are managed.

Any mitigations to these risks are applied in accordance with the Ministry of Defence Civilian HR Policy, Rules and Guidance.