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Dear Lothian and Borders Police,

Please could you inform me of how many individual police officers have been off work sick for more than ten consecutive in 2012.

Yours faithfully,

Grant Duff

Lothian and Borders Police

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Dear Grant


Thank you for your email received 22 December 2012 seeking information.

I can confirm that for the year 2012, 425 police officers had 10 or more consecutive days off work sick.

If you have any questions about the above or I can help in any other way, please do not hesitate to get in touch with me again. However, under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, you have the right to appeal if you are dissatisfied with the way in which we have dealt with your enquiry. This should be done within 40 working days of receiving this email. If you wish to appeal please contact Rachel Watson, Head of Force Information Unit, Lothian and Borders Police, Police Headquarters, Fettes Avenue, Edinburgh, EH4 1RB. Please note that subsequent to this internal review there is a right of appeal to the Scottish Information Commissioner, Kinburn Castle, Doubledykes Road, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9DS.

Yours Sincerely

Louise Elliot
Force Information Unit
Lothian and Borders Police

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