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Officer Rest Days (1066A/22)


How many Rest Days are currently owed to the following ranks in West Midlands Police: Constables, Sergeants, Inspectors, Chief Inspectors.

How many rest days were cancelled in total during the previous 12 months (or nearest available timeframe to this)?


Rest Days Owed as at 19th August 2022:

Rank Days
PC 45,688
Sgt 10,214
Insp 3,499
Ch Insp 1,041
Total 60,442


Rest Days in Lieu Accrued in the last 12 Months

Rank Days
PC 41,908
Sgt 8,039
Insp 3,294
Ch Insp 1,193
Total 54,434

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