Mental ill-health at City Hall (2)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-07-23
Session date: 
July 23, 2014
Reference: 
2014/2833
Question By: 
Onkar Sahota
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

How many staff at City Hall have suffered mental ill health in the past year, how many working days were lost as a result & what was the financial cost to the GLA?

Answer

Answer for Mental ill-health at City Hall (2)

Answer for Mental ill-health at City Hall (2)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

In the year 1 April 2013 to 31 March 2014 there were 293 days lost to sickness as a result of mental illnesses.  Using the average daily rate of pay the financial cost to the GLA was £51,669.47.  The GLA records mental illness under only one category as follows: "Stress,depression,anxiety,mental health,fatigue".