A selection of Clive Betts's votes
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Voted moderately for university tuition fees Details
Voted moderately for more EU integration Details
Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
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Clive Betts never rebelled against their party in this parliament
I am sure that the Secretary of State agrees that we need extra airport capacity. We also need a major hub airport in this country. Will he agree that, for connectivity to the north, locating capacity and that hub several miles to the south of London would be completely illogical?
Order. Joanna Cherry, the SNP spokesperson, will now have four minutes before I call the shadow Minister and then the Minister to speak for 10 minutes each.
Order. We have time for only two more speeches before we go to the Front-Bench speakers. I am sorry that I cannot call everyone who wants to speak, but I will call everyone who asked in advance. That should be a helpful tip for Members in future.
More of Clive Betts’s recent appearances
Labour MP for Sheffield South East
Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election
Also represented Sheffield, Attercliffe
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Topics of interest
- Communities and Local Government
- Deputy Prime Minister
- Work and Pensions
- Departmental Buildings
- Local Government Finance
- Social Rented Housing
- Housing: Older People
Other offices held in the past
- Member, National Policy Statements Sub-Committee (21 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (19 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Chair, Communities and Local Government Committee (10 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Committee on Reform of the House of Commons (20 Jul 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Yorkshire and the Humber Regional Select Committee (3 Mar 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Panel of Chairs (12 Jan 2009 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (27 Jun 2006 to 10 Jun 2010)
- Member, Finance and Services Committee (17 Jul 2005 to 30 Mar 2015)
- 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 Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 22 Jul 2002)
- Member, Urban Affairs Sub-committee (16 Jul 2001 to 22 Jul 2002)
- 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)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Jan 1996 to 1 Jan 1997)
- Member, Treasury Committee (27 Nov 1995 to 11 Nov 1996)
- Member, Treasury & Civil Service Committee (1 Jan 1995 to 1 Jan 1996)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 43 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 40 written questions in the last year — above 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 64.86% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 515 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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