Clive Betts

MP, Sheffield South East

Sheffield South East Labour

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How Clive Betts voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
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Clive Betts hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Labour MP for Sheffield South East

Entered House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

Also represented Sheffield, Attercliffe

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Topics of interest

  • Communities and Local Government
  • Treasury
  • Deputy Prime Minister
  • Work and Pensions
  • Health
  • Departmental Buildings
  • Housing
  • Local Government Finance
  • Social Rented Housing
  • Housing: Older People

Currently held offices

  • Member, National Policy Statements Sub-Committee
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs
  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee
  • Member, Finance and Services Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committee on Reform of the House of Commons (10 Aug 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Committee on Reform of the House of Commons (20 Jul 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Yorkshire and the Humber Regional Select Committee (4 Mar 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Yorkshire and the Humber Regional Select Committee (3 Mar 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (13 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (28 Jun 2006 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Finance & Services Committee (20 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 28 Jun 2006)
  • Member, Urban Affairs Sub-committee Committee (11 Jun 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Chairman, Urban Affairs Sub-committee Committee (to 11 Jun 2004)
  • Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Urban Affairs Sub-committee (15 Oct 2002 to 11 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee (22 Jul 2002 to 27 Jun 2006)
  • Member, Transport, Local Government & The Regions (16 Jul 2001 to 22 Jul 2002)
  • Member, Urban Affairs Sub-Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 22 Jul 2002)
  • Government Whip (technically a Lords Commissioner, HM Treasury) (28 Jul 1998 to 11 Jun 2001)
  • The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (28 Jul 1998 to 7 Jun 2001)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (8 May 1997 to 28 Jul 1998)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (7 May 1997 to 11 May 2001)
  • Assistant Whip (funded by HM Treasury) (6 May 1997 to 28 Jul 1998)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Jan 1996 to 1 Jan 1997)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (27 Nov 1995 to 11 Nov 1996)
  • Member, Treasury & Civil Service (1 Jan 1995 to 1 Jan 1996)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 37 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 26 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 75.12% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 11 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 76 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Clive Betts’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 506 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Feb 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion surveys. All fees are paid direct to my constituency party:
March 2014, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 26 January 2015)
April 2014, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 26 January 2015)
May 2014, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 26 January 2015)
June 2014, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 26 January 2015)
October 2014, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 26 January 2015)
November 2014, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 26 January 2015)
December 2014, received £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 26 January 2015)
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY for opinion surveys. All fees are paid direct to my constituency party:
January 2015, received £200. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 26 January 2015)
8. Land and Property
One residential property in London, from which rental income is received.

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