§ Mr. Andrew F. Bennett
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many staff were employed at Denton unemployment benefit office, 68 Hyde Road, Denton, during the last 12 months; how many hours have been lost due to staff absence or due to illness or other reasons; how many hours overtime were worked; how many claimants per staff were dealt with; and what plans there are to change the staffing levels.
§ Mr. Alan Clark
Over the last 12 months 16 staff have been employed at Denton unemployment benefit office and there are no plans to change staffing levels. During the same period 3,807 hours were lost due to staff absence or illness; 512 hours of overtime were worked and on average each staff member dealt with 117 claimants.