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You are still employed and being paid by your employer, even though the role has been disestablished. People often take stress leave under this situation but that is different from just not turning up to work. If you do not turn up to work, even though your role has been disestablished, that would be regarded as abandoning your job, and then entitle your employer to dismiss you
You could ask for the stress leave or even special leave if you have nothing to do, but if you are applying for other roles it may be useful to be there