How Clive Betts voted since 2001
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Voted strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
Voted moderately for university tuition fees Source
Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
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Clive Betts hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
What recent progress has been made on the tram-train project.
I thank the Minister for that reply because, as she is aware, that is precisely the timetable. The trams are supposed to start running early in 2016. As I understand it, Network Rail’s timetable is now slipping substantially, and there are concerns that it might slip by as much as a year. In response to those concerns, Baroness Kramer has simply promised extra scrutiny and that...
I have listened very carefully to the words that the hon. and learned Gentleman has used. He talked about “devolution” in England. Frankly, for my constituents in Sheffield it is not devolution if all that changes down here is that English MPs in this Chamber vote on English matters instead of UK Members voting on English matters. That is not devolution as far as Sheffield is...
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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
- Deputy Prime Minister
- Work and Pensions
- Departmental Buildings
- Local Government Finance
- Social Rented Housing
- Housing: Older People
Currently held offices
- Member, National Policy Statements Sub-Committee
- Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Committee on Reform of the House of Commons (10 Aug 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Yorkshire and the Humber Regional Select Committee (4 Mar 2009 to 11 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)
- Government Whip (technically a Lords Commissioner, HM Treasury) (28 Jul 1998 to 11 Jun 2001)
- Assistant Whip (funded by HM Treasury) (6 May 1997 to 28 Jul 1998)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 40 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 34 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 75.36% 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 492 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing surveys. All payments are donated directly to my constituency
7 October 2013, £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 7 October 2013)
8. Land and Property
One residential property in London, for which rental income is received.
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