Government Contracts (Standard Conditions)

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 25th November 1969.

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Photo of David Winnick David Winnick , Croydon South 12:00 am, 25th November 1969

asked the Chancellorof the Exchequer if he will ensure that all Government contracts have a clausein them that will insist that no discrimination on racial or any other grounds has been under taken by the contractor with regard to employment.

Photo of Mr Jack Diamond Mr Jack Diamond , Gloucester

My right hon. Friend's reply of 22nd October to my hon. Friend the Member for Manchester, Wythen-shawe (Mr. Alfred Morris), the standard conditions of Government contracts have been amended to require contractors to conform to the provisions of the Race Relations Act, 1968, relating to discrimination in employment.—[Vol. 783, c. 296–7.]