Met Police sickness absence (1)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-02-26
Session date: 
February 26, 2014
Reference: 
2014/0529
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

What percentage of police officers are on a) restricted, b) recuperative duties or c) on long-term sick leave as of 31 January 2014? Please provide figures for each borough.

Answer

Answer for Met Police sickness absence (1)

Answer for Met Police sickness absence (1)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The percentage of MPS police officers on restricted duty and long term sickness is below the national average of 4.1 per cent and 1.5 per cent respectively. Long term sick leave has almost halved over the last three years, accounting for 1.2 per cent of all MPS officers.

Please see attached figures for the most recent financial year.

No. of Officers on LT Sickness

% of Officers on LT Sickness

No. of Officers on Recup. Duty

% of Officers on Recup. Duty

No. of Officers on Restricted Duty

% of Officers on Restricted Duty

Barking & Dagenham Borough

6

1.3%

23

5.0%

20

4.4%

Barnet Borough

6

1.1%

24

4.5%

35

6.6%

Bexley Borough

8

2.3%

12

3.5%

14

4.1%

Brent Borough

9

1.5%

14

2.4%

25

4.2%

Bromley Borough

12

2.6%

18

3.9%

17

3.7%

Camden Borough

18

2.8%

23

3.5%

38

5.8%

Croydon Borough

7

1.0%

32

4.5%

40

5.6%

Ealing Borough

7

1.0%

11

1.6%

22

3.2%

Enfield Borough

10

1.7%

20

3.4%

23

4.0%

Greenwich Borough

14

2.4%

17

2.9%

31

5.2%

Hackney Borough

12

2.0%

14

2.3%

22

3.6%

Hammersmith & Fulham Borough

8

1.5%

14

2.7%

15

2.9%

Haringey Borough

10

1.6%

16

2.6%

20

3.2%

Harrow Borough

1

0.3%

10

2.9%

7

2.0%

Havering Borough

2

0.5%

11

2.9%

19

5.0%

Hillingdon Borough

7

1.5%

14

2.9%

20

4.2%

Hounslow Borough

7

1.4%

20

4.0%

11

2.2%

Islington Borough

8

1.5%

14

2.6%

21

3.8%

Kensington & Chelsea Borough

1

0.2%

12

2.8%

25

5.8%

Kingston upon Thames Borough

2

0.7%

16

5.2%

9

2.9%

Lambeth Borough

10

1.3%

31

3.9%

32

4.1%

Lewisham Borough

7

1.1%

19

3.0%

26

4.2%

Merton Borough

8

2.3%

16

4.6%

19

5.5%

Newham Borough

7

0.9%

20

2.6%

34

4.3%

Redbridge Borough

2

0.4%

16

3.2%

19

3.8%

Richmond upon Thames Borough

7

2.5%

14

4.9%

8

2.8%

Southwark Borough

7

0.9%

16

2.1%

27

3.6%

Sutton Borough

6

1.9%

9

2.8%

15

4.7%

Tower Hamlets Borough

7

1.1%

29

4.4%

36

5.5%

Waltham Forest Borough

11

1.9%

16

2.7%

31

5.2%

Wandsworth Borough

5

0.9%

18

3.3%

18

3.3%

Westminster Borough

24

2.0%

74

6.2%

84

7.1%