Clive Betts

Labour MP for Sheffield South East

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Clive Betts’s voting in Parliament

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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Liaison Committee Sub-committee on the effectiveness and influence of the select committee system (since 13 Feb 2019)
  • Member, National Policy Statements Sub-Committee (since 13 Nov 2017)
  • Member, National Policy Statements Sub-Committee 2017-19 (since 13 Nov 2017)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 6 Nov 2017)
  • Member, Finance Committee (Commons) (since 30 Oct 2017)
  • Chair, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (since 12 Jul 2017)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 22 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (18 Jun 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • 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, Housing, 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 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Housing, 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)
  • Government Whip (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)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 89 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Clive Betts’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 90 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 77.35% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 58 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Clive Betts’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 702 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion surveys. All fees are paid direct to my constituency party:
6 September 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 12 July 2019)
29 October 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 12 July 2019)
17 December 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 12 July 2019)
8 February 2019, payment of £150. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 12 July 2019)
16 May 2019, payment of £150. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 12 July 2019)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for opinion surveys. All fees are paid direct to my constituency party:
25 July 2018, payment of £100. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 12 July 2019)
22 August 2018, payment of £60. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 12 July 2019)
20 September 2018, payment of £60. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 12 July 2019)
16 October 2018, payment of £60. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 12 July 2019)
17 January 2019, payment of £200 from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for a survey. Hours: 45 mins. Fee paid direct to my constituency party. (Registered 12 July 2019)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my partner, James Thomas, as Senior Parliamentary Assistant.

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