HC Deb 20 May 1981 vol 5 c117W
Mr. Marlow

asked the Minister for the Civil Service if she will tabulate the average paid leave, the number of public holidays and the hours of work of the non-industrial civil servant alongside the averages in private industry.

Mr. Hayhoe

The information is as follows:

Non-industrial Civil Servant Private Industry
Average Paid Leave *22½ Not available
Average basic Hours of Work 37.1 †37.8
Public Holidays 8 8
* Excludes 2½ days privilege leave
† Adult male full-time non-manual workers. Female non-manual workers 36.7.

Source: Department of Employment.