NDM7854 - Opposition DebateTabled on 24/11/2021 | For debate on 01/12/2021
To propose that the Senedd:
1. Recognises small business Saturday in championing Wales’s small businesses.
2. Believes that small businesses are the beating hearts of the communities that they serve and are a vital part of the Welsh economy.
3. Encourages communities to shop local to support small businesses to grow and thrive, creating jobs for local people.
4. Calls on the Welsh Government to continue to support small businesses through changes in procurement policy across the public sector, helping them to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
In point 4, after ‘sector’ insert, 'that is based on a local-first principle, increasing Welsh-based public sector procurement from the current level of 52 per cent'