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Unclaimed Annual Leave - 1032/20

Date Responded 22 July 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:

Under the Freedom Of Information Act, I would like to request data on the annual holiday left unclaimed by police offices in your force in 2018 and 2019.

Meaning, the amount of allowed annual holiday hours left unclaimed by police officers who work for/worked for the force in 2018 and 2019. I would like the data to be in the format 2018: 'X' hours, 2019: 'X' hours if possible.

In Response:

Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted with the People 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.
The below are the number of hours not used during the respective year and not carried forward into the following leave year (rounded to the nearest whole number):

2018 - 8,090 hours (Average of 2.49 hours per officer)
2019 - 8,763 hours (Average of 2.77 hours per officer)

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