Labour MP for Sheffield South East and chair of the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee
Leaseholders are too often viewed as sources of profit rather than homeowners – we must ensure protective proposals are swift and wide-ranging
From housing, to social care to the problems facing austerity-hit local government, the HCLG Committee will examine vital issues that affect every area of the country, writes Clive Betts
Local government has suffered the biggest cuts of any part of the public sector over the last decade, writes Clive Betts MP
If devolution is going to improve economic performance, then government boundaries should relate to modern day economic realities, writes Clive Betts
The Chair of the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee writes that his Committee and the Health and Social Care Committee have come together to agree proposals on social care funding. He urges Ministers to work together across party, to assess their findings and agree on a solution.