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LORDS AMENDMENTS TO THE

Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill

[The page and line references are to HL Bill 187, the bill as first printed for the Lords]

Clause 2

1

Page 2, line 17, leave out from “Authority” to end of line 21 and insert “, when

 

considering the award of a contract in respect of the carrying out of the

 

Parliamentary building works, to have regard to—

 

(i)    

the prospective contractor’s policy relating to corporate

 

social responsibility, and

 

(ii)    

the prospective contractor’s policies and procedures

 

relating to employment (including in relation to the

 

blacklisting of employees);”

 

2

Page 2, line 26, at end insert—

 

“(i)    

to promote public understanding of the purposes of the Restoration

 

and Renewal Programme.”

 

3

Page 2, line 29, at end insert—

 

“(3A)    

In performing the duties under subsection (2)(a) and (b), the Sponsor Body

 

must make arrangements for seeking the views of—

 

(a)    

people employed in or for the purposes of either House of

 

Parliament,

 

(b)    

people working for members of either House of Parliament

 

(whether or not for payment), and

 

(c)    

members of the public.”

 

4

Page 2, line 33, leave out “those” and insert “the Parliamentary building”

 

 
 

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5

Page 2, line 45, leave out sub-paragraph (ii) and insert—

 

“(ii)    

(after completion of those works) all parts of the Palace of

 

Westminster used by people working in it or open to people

 

visiting it,”

 

6

Page 3, line 4, leave out “those” and insert “the Parliamentary building”

 

7

Page 3, line 5, at end insert—

 

“(ga)    

the need to ensure that the Parliamentary building works are

 

carried out with a view to facilitating improved public engagement

 

with Parliament and participation in the democratic process

 

(especially by means of remote access to Parliament’s educational

 

and outreach facilities and programmes);”

 

8

Page 3, line 5, at end insert—

 

“(ga)    

the special architectural, archaeological and historical significance

 

of the Palace of Westminster;”

 

9

Page 3, line 6, leave out from “that” to end of line 9 and insert “opportunities to

 

secure economic or other benefits of the Parliamentary building works are

 

available in all areas of the United Kingdom.”

Schedule 1

10

Page 19, line 9, after “prepare” insert “and lay before Parliament”

 

11

Page 19, line 11, at end insert—

 

  “(1A)  

A report under this paragraph must in particular include information

 

about persons to whom contracts in respect of the carrying out of the

 

Parliamentary building works have been awarded, in particular—

 

(a)    

their size, and

 

(b)    

the areas in which they operate.”

 

12

Page 19, line 12, after “paragraph” insert “in whatever way the Sponsor Body

 

considers appropriate”

 
 

 


 

 

Revised 05 September 2019