Amendment proposed: 1, page 35, line 16, at end insert—
“() duties relating to the provision of apprenticeships and training opportunities as a result of procurement;
() duties to publish reports about the amount of expenditure undertaken by the relevant procurement function in relation to—
(i) amount and proportion of expenditure undertaken by small and medium-sized enterprises,
(ii) amount and proportion of expenditure undertaken in the local area.”—(Toby Perkins.)
Question put, That the amendment be made.
The House divided:
Ayes 229, Noes 295.