Clive Betts MP

Clive Betts MP began his political career in 1973 and in 1976 was elected as a member of Sheffield City Council. He became Leader of the Council in 1987, having served on the Housing and Finance committees for several years. He remained on the Council until his election as Labour Member of Parliament for Sheffield Attercliffe in 1992.

Clive was appointed a Government Whip in 1997 and held the post until 2001. In June 2010 he was elected as Chair of the Department for Communities and Local Government Select Committee.

Since becoming a Member of Parliament, Clive has been a key member on several Select Committees (Department for Environment, Transport and the Regions, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, Department for Communities and Local Government.) His political interests include economic policy, local and regional government and housing. He is chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Arms Length Management Organisations. Clive is also chair of the Netherlands Group in Parliament.

Clive can frequently be found in the stands at Sheffield Wednesday FC and is Chair of the Parliamentary All Party Football Group.

Contact Details

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Please include your full name and address in any correspondence you send as Clive is only able to respond to those who live in the Sheffield South East Constituency.

Telephone: 0114 275 7788 

Write: Clive Betts MP,  PO Box 6031,  Sheffield,  S12 9EQ

This is Clive’s temporary address until his new office is ready at the Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park

CLIVE BETTS MP for Sheffield South East constituency
MP for Sheffield South East constituency

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