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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-06-25more like thismore than 2018-06-25
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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star this property hansard heading Government Departments: Procurement more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, following proposed changes to the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012, whether they intend to require companies to have a minimum standard social value before they are awarded a government contract; and how this will help in safeguarding against events such as Carillion’s collapse. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL8935 remove filter
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-04more like thismore than 2018-07-04
star this property answer text <p>The government remains committed to the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 and believes it can contribute to creating a diverse public services supply market and harness wider benefits for our communities.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>On 25 June, the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, David Lidington announced our intention to lead by example by extending application of the Act across central government. Doing so will not require legislation. Officials from the Cabinet Office, Crown Commercial Service and Office for Civil Society, DCMS will work together to implement this policy with departments and explore further opportunities for the Act.</p><p> </p><p>There are no plans for a minimum standard of social value in contracts, to give contracting authorities the flexibility to respond to the maturity of the relevant market.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL8936 more like this
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less than 2018-07-04T12:39:40.793Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-04T12:39:40.793Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this