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Paternity/Maternity Leave - 045/20

Date Responded 29 January 2020

Provision of information held by Northumbria Police made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the 'Act')

As you may be aware the purpose of the Act is to allow a general right of access to information held at the time of a request, by a Public Authority (including the Police), subject to certain limitations and exemptions.

You asked:

  1. How many police officers started a period of (a) maternity leave (b) paternity leave in 2018/19 financial year.
  2. How many police staff employees started a period of (a) maternity leave (b) paternity leave in 2018/19 financial year.
  3. Your police force’s policy on maternity and paternity leave for police staff employees.

In Response:

Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted with the Peoples Services Department of Northumbria Police. I can confirm that the information you have requested is held by Northumbria Police.

I am able to disclose the located information to you as follows.

  1. In the 2018/19 financial year 18 Officers started a period of Maternity leave and 0 Officers started Paternity leave
  2. In the 2018/19 financial year 9 Police Staff started a period of Maternity leave and 0 Police Staff members started Paternity Leave.
  3. The forces prodedure on Maternity and Paternity leave can be found attached

Paternity/Maternity Leave - 045/20

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