Clive Betts

Labour MP for Sheffield South East

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

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Clive Betts’s voting in Parliament

Clive Betts is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

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Last updated: 12 Oct 2020. Learn more about our voting records and what they mean.

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Recent appearances

  • Covid-19 Update 6 Dec 2021

    I refer the Secretary of State to the issue of third doses. I welcome the Government’s policy of giving people with compromised immune systems a third dose, and I declare my own interest in that. I ask him, though, why is there so much confusion around who is responsible for advising people with an entitlement to a third dose. There is a lot of confusion between secondary and primary care...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Vaccination 6 Dec 2021

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the recommended time is between patients with compromised immune systems receiving a third dose of covid-19 vaccine and receiving a booster dose of that vaccine.
  • Points of Order 1 Dec 2021

    On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. I am disappointed that the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care has just gone, because he might have been able to help me with this point of order if you cannot. I declare my interest, as I have an immunocompromised system and therefore I was very pleased that the Government announced the availability of a third dose for people with...

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Profile

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

Currently held offices

  • 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

  • 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)
  • 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)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 29 Nov 2021.

1. Employment and earnings
6 September 2021, payment of £275 from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for a survey. Hours: 50 mins. Fee paid direct to my constituency party. (Registered 04 November 2021)
Payments from Savanta ComRes, 3 Melville St, Edinburgh EH3 7PE, for surveys. All fees paid direct to my constituency party.
22 July 2021, payment of £75. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 08 November 2021)
3 September 2021, payment of £130. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 08 November 2021)
7 September 2021, payment of £75. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 08 November 2021)
1 November 2021, payment of £75. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 08 November 2021)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my partner, James Thomas, as Senior Parliamentary Assistant.

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