Clive Betts

Chairman of the House of Commons Members' Fund

Labour MP for Sheffield South East

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Clive Betts’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Local Authority Finance 4 Mar 2024

    The Select Committee recently produced a report on local government finance in which we said that the Government must act now if local authorities are to survive this severe crisis. What has the Secretary of State done? He has asked every local authority to produce a productivity plan. That sounds a bit like advising councils how to spend better the money they have not got. He has asked local...
  • Leasehold and Freehold Reform Bill: New Clause 26 - LTA 1985: Crown application 27 Feb 2024

    It is five years since we produced the Select Committee report on leasehold reform. It came after long years of campaigning by the all-party parliamentary group on leasehold and commonhold reform, and I particularly commend the efforts of the Father of the House, the hon. Member for Worthing West (Sir Peter Bottomley), who has just spoken; my hon. Friend the Member for Ellesmere Port and...
  • Leasehold and Freehold Reform Bill: New Clause 26 - LTA 1985: Crown application 27 Feb 2024

    Absolutely. I hope the Minister will have a look at the whole issue of freeholders who will not respond. That certainly applies to many who are overseas, with whom it is very difficult to get in touch. I will not press new clause 40 to the vote, but the purpose of it is to say to the Minister that the default answer cannot be that the leaseholder can always go to a tribunal. Most leaseholders...

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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

Clive Betts campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Communities and Local Government
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Ministry of Housing
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Transport
  • Treasury
  • Departmental Buildings
  • Local Government Finance
  • Housing
  • High Rise Flats: Fire Prevention
  • Social Rented Housing

Currently held offices

  • Member, Liaison Sub-Committee on Scrutiny of Strategic Thinking in Government (since 22 Jun 2023)
  • Chairman of the House of Commons Members' Fund (since 28 Apr 2022)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (since 8 Dec 2021)
  • Member, Liaison Committee Sub-Committee on National Policy Statements (since 22 Sep 2021)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 20 May 2020)
  • Member, Administration Estimate Audit and Risk Assurance Committee (since 20 Mar 2020)
  • Member, Finance Committee (Commons) (since 2 Mar 2020)
  • Chair, Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee (since 27 Jan 2020)
  • Chair, Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee (since 27 Jan 2020)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 15 Jan 2020)
  • Member, Members Estimate Audit Committee (since 20 Mar 2019)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Supported Housing (Regulatory Oversight) Bill Committee (14 Dec 2022 to 11 Jan 2023)
  • Member, Motor Vehicles (Compulsory Insurance) Bill Committee (15 Dec 2021 to 5 Jan 2022)
  • Chair, Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee (27 Jan 2020 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee (27 Jan 2020 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chair, Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee (27 Jan 2020 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee (27 Jan 2020 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee (27 Jan 2020 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chair, Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee (27 Jan 2020 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Liaison Committee Sub-committee on the effectiveness and influence of the select committee system (13 Feb 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, National Policy Statements Sub-Committee (13 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, National Policy Statements Sub-Committee 2017-19 (13 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) ( 6 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Finance Committee (Commons) (30 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee (12 Jul 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee (12 Jul 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (22 Jun 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, National Policy Statements Sub-Committee (20 Feb 2017 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (10 Sep 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Finance Committee (Commons) (20 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee (18 Jun 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee (18 Jun 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee (30 Mar 2015 to 27 Jan 2020)
  • 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, Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee (10 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chair, Levelling Up, Housing and Communities 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 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Levelling Up, Housing and Communities 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 HM 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 19 Feb 2024.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: English Football League
Address of donor: EFL House, 10-12 West Cliff, Preston PR1 8HU
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: EFL Cup Final ticket and hospitality, total value £350
Date received: 26 February 2023
Date accepted: 26 February 2023
Donor status: company, registration 80612
(Registered 14 August 2023)
Name of donor: English Football League
Address of donor: EFL House, 10-12 West Cliff, Preston PR1 8HU
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: EFL League One Play Off Final ticket and hospitality, total value £350
Date received: 29 May 2023
Date accepted: 29 May 2023
Donor status: company, registration 80612
(Registered 14 August 2023)
8. Miscellaneous
From 28 January 2021, a Trustee of Fields in Trust (FiT), a charity which champions and supports our parks and green spaces. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 29 September 2022)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my partner, James Thomas, as Senior Parliamentary Assistant.

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