Clive Betts

  • Short-changed again

    19 September 2021

    Clive Betts warns that, with little clarity on how much extra money will be spent next year, there is the prospect of social care unravelling unless councils receive more money to fill the existing funding gaps.


  • Lessons from Berlin

    02 May 2017

    The issues plaguing adult social care are not unique to the UK. Clive Betts recounts the lessons learned from the Communities and Local Government Committee’s trip to Berlin.


  • Returning powers to Tower Hamlets and Rotherham

    31 May 2016

    Clive Betts explains a new inquiry into the effectiveness of government interventions in Tower Hamlets LBC and Rotherham MBC


  • Fiscal devolution - the moment has come

    11 July 2014

    Chair of the Commons CLG Select Committee Clive Betts urges the Goverment to join forces with local authorities in advancing the fiscal devolution agenda in England.