Amendment 94

Procurement Bill [HL] - Report (2nd Day) – in the House of Lords at 6:58 pm on 30th November 2022.

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Lord Alton of Liverpool:

Moved by Lord Alton of Liverpool

94: After Clause 61, insert the following new Clause—“Timeline for removal of suppliers (1) Within 6 months of the passing of this Act, the Secretary of State must publish a timeline for the removal of physical technology or surveillance equipment from the Government’s procurement supply chain where the Secretary of State is satisfied there is established evidence that a provider has been involved in—(a) modern slavery,(b) genocide, or(c) crimes against humanity.(2) The Secretary of State must lay the timeline before Parliament.”

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My Lords, I would like to test the opinion of the House.

Ayes 178, Noes 158.

Division number 3 Procurement Bill [HL] - Report (2nd Day) — Amendment 94

Aye: 176 Members of the House of Lords

No: 156 Members of the House of Lords

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Amendment 94 agreed.

Amendments 95 to 97 not moved.

Clause 63: Implied payment terms in public contracts