Clive Betts

Chairman of the House of Commons Members' Fund

Labour MP for Sheffield South East

@CliveBettsMP https://facebook.com/clive.betts.sheffieldse

About your Member of Parliament

Your MP (Clive Betts) represents you, and all of the people who live in Sheffield South East, at the UK Parliament in Westminster.

MPs split their time between Parliament and their constituency. In Parliament, they debate and vote on new laws, review existing laws, and question the Government. In the constituency, their focus is on supporting local people and championing local issues. They have a small staff team who help with casework, maintain their diaries, and monitor their inbox.

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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, Football Governance Bill Committee (since 8 May 2024)
  • 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 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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Last updated: 13 May 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, 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, value £350
Date received: 29 May 2023
Date accepted: 29 May 2023
Donor status: company, registration 80612
(Registered 14 August 2023)
Name of donor: English Football League (EFL)
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, value £400
Date received: 25 February 2024
Date accepted: 25 February 2024
Donor status: company, registration 80612
(Registered 22 March 2024)
8. Miscellaneous
A Trustee of Fields in Trust (FiT), a charity which champions and supports our parks and green spaces. This is an unpaid role.
Date interest arose: 28 January 2021
(Registered 29 September 2022)
Chair of the Attercliffe Area Board.
Date interest arose: 1 August 2023
(Registered 15 April 2024)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
Name: James Thomas
Relationship: Partner
Role: Senior Parliamentary Assistant
Working pattern: Full time

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