Clause 44 - Transparency notices

Procurement Bill [Lords] – in the House of Commons at 4:45 pm on 13 June 2023.

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Amendment proposed: 2, page 30, line 16, at end insert—

‘(4) Any Minister of the Crown, Member of Parliament, Member of the House of Lords or senior civil servant involved in recommending a supplier for a contract under section 41 or 43 must make a public declaration to the Cabinet Office of any private financial interest in that supplier within 10 working days.’—(Angela Rayner.)

This amendment would implement a recommendation by the National Audit Office that any contracts awarded under emergency provisions or direct awards should include transparency declarations.

Question put, That the amendment be made.

Division number 253 Procurement Bill [Lords] — Clause 44 - Transparency notices

Aye: 230 MPs

No: 280 MPs

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The House divided: Ayes 230, Noes 280.

Question accordingly negatived.