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Social Value Act

For many years the Social Enterprise sector in Northern Ireland has called for legislation to ensure that social value is included in public procurement.  Through the introduction of Social Enterprise NI, a voice for the local social enterprise sector, this call has intensified and we are delighted that in early 2017 it was confirmed that Northern Ireland will receive its own Social Value legislation. Click here to read our positioning paper.  This paper explores the context of Social Value legislation and calls for a Northern Ireland Social Value Bill.