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Public Sector: Working Hours

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 118557, tabled on 4 February 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what plans he has to implement trials of a four-day working week in the UK public sector on similar basis to those underway in Scotland and Ireland.

Answered on

9 February 2022

The Government has no plans to implement trials of a four-day working week in the UK Civil Service.

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