Tag - HCLG Committee


The committee monitors the policy, administration and spending of the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government and its associated arms-length bodies, including the Homes and Communities Agency and Homes England. It is currently chaired Labour MP Clive Betts.


Clive Betts,

The Labour MP for Sheffield South East is chair of the Communities and Local Government Select Committee. His political career began with election to Sheffield City Council. He was elected to Parliament in 1992. A former Labour government whip, his political interests include economic policy, local and regional government and housing. In 2010 he was appointed chair of HCLG committee.

Reaction to CLG committee recommendations

Jenny Osbourne, TPAS chief executive, says the government should ensure secure rented homes are available for years to come: “Many social tenants are worried that...