Mr Carson told the North East Joint Transport Committee's Tyne and Wear sub-committee that network operator Nexus has offered to buy back drivers' lieu time
and increase overtime pay rates, following union talks last week.
Mr Brown added: "Rachel's lieu time
would mount up - we all told her to try and take some time off, as we were concerned for her welfare.
However, the amount of lieu time
owed to officers fell slightly from 13,062 hours to 12,370 hours.
I get the standard Examiner five weeks (which I supplement with lieu time
from working weekends etc) and was a bit cheesed off.
There were periods when she worked nights and weekends and accumulated large amounts of lieu time
. A former superintendent suggested some of those be converted to cash, she said.
Among his options is either using lieu time
to extend his break, or taking Kate away for a main honeymoon later in the year.
The couple were also found to regularly claim overtime payments when overtime is never paid out by the CAB - lieu time
is given instead.
"I've been lucky because I had lieu time
owing," she said.
I put the concerns to Lib Dem chief executive Chris Lines, who said: ``If researchers choose to use their holiday and lieu time
to work for the party, that's a matter for them.
The plan includes advice for schools facing immediate pressure, with a new system where teachers having to cover sick days will be able to "bank" lieu time
Isabel Buckle, representing Dial-a-Bus, told the hearing that Mrs Milne had logged both overtime and lieu time
without emailing to check with senior management.
An over-run in scheduled maintenance work left many of the factory's 6,700 workers with the option of taking lieu time
or holidays until the work is completed.