Clive Betts

MP, Sheffield South East

Sheffield South East Labour

Clive Betts’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

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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
  • Treasury
  • Deputy Prime Minister
  • Work and Pensions
  • Departmental Buildings
  • Housing
  • Local Government Finance
  • Social Rented Housing
  • Right to Buy Scheme

Currently held offices

  • Chair, 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, 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, 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, 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)

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  • Has spoken in 56 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Clive Betts’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 49 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 55.56% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 12 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.
  • 85 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Clive Betts’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 619 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY for opinion surveys. All fees are paid direct to my constituency party:
18 November 2015, received £200. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 01 August 2016)
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion surveys. All fees are paid direct to my constituency party:
20 September 2015, received £75. Hours 30 mins. (Registered 01 August 2016)
22 October 2015, received £75. Hours 30 mins. (Registered 01 August 2016)
25 November 2015, received £75. Hours 30 mins. (Registered 01 August 2016)
8 March 2016, received £50. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 19 January 2017)
8 April 2016, received £100. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 19 January 2017)
9 May 2016, received £75. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 19 January 2017)
30 June 2016, received £50. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 19 January 2017)
22 July 2016, received £75. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 19 January 2017)
12 October 2016, received £75. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 19 January 2017)
9 December 2016, received £75. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 19 January 2017)
21 December 2016, received £50. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 19 January 2017)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for opinion surveys. All fees are paid direct to my constituency party:
7 January 2016, received £50. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 19 January 2017)
23 March 2016, received £20. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 19 January 2017)
6 May 2016, received £80. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 19 January 2017)
17 June 2016, received £40. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 19 January 2017)
3 August 2016, received £80. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 19 January 2017)
25 November 2016, received £60. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 19 January 2017)
14 December 2016, received £60. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 19 January 2017)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: English Football League
Address of donor: 55 Blandford Street, London W1U 7HW

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets and hospitality to watch Sheffield Wednesday FC at Wembley in the Championship Playoff Final, total estimated value £650

Date received: 28 May 2016

Date accepted: 28 May 2016

Donor status: company, registration 04112553

(Registered 08 November 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Qatar
Address of donor: Qatar Embassy, 1 South Audley Street, London W1K 1NB

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Air travel, food and accommodation with an approximate value of £5,100

Destination of visit: Qatar

Dates of visit: 14-17 February 2017

Purpose of visit: British-Qatar APPG visit to meet Ministers, officials, visit world cup sites to discuss issues of bilateral relations and regional crises.

(Registered 30 March 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
One residential property in London: (i) and (ii).
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my partner, James Thomas, as Senior Parliamentary Assistant.

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