Clive Betts

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Name: Clive Betts
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Procurex South Live – The View From The Chair (Pt2)

Search in FeaturesWednesday April 16th, 2014TweetHere, in the second of a two-part special feature, Procurex South Live Chair Colin Cram concludes his review of the keynote presentations from the recent highly successful showcase event, held on 25 March ... [Published Government Opportunities - 12 hours ago]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Mp backs circus wild animal ban

Sheffield South East Clive Betts MP has signed an open letter to Prime Minister David Cameron urging the Government to act quickly over its intention to ban wild animals in circuses.The letter was co-ordinated by Animal Defenders International. ... [Published Sheffield Telegraph - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

University Staff Scoop Paddon Prizes

This year’s Paddon Award revealed the amazing quality of creativity amongst the University’s staff.The Paddon Award is a cross-arts competition open to current or former students and staff, of the University. It was established in memory of two alumni ... [Published Exeter University - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Sheffield MP critical of badger culls

Sheffield MP Clive Betts has accused the Government of ‘pursuing badgers’ instead of the eradication of Bovine TB.He made the accused against Owen Paterson, the Secretary of State for the Environment, after the leaking of the latest report of the Independent ... [Published Sheffield Star - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 7 reports

MPs launch inquiry into national planning policy

MPs have launched an inquiry into the operation of the National Planning Policy Framework and its impact on town centres.The Communities and Local Government Committee’s inquiry follows concerns that the NPPF has been “failing town centres” since its ... [Published Convenience Store - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 2 reports

What councils can learn about procurement from social housing

highlighted parallels with issues many of us are grappling with in the social housing sector.MPs called on councils to get better value for money from their £45 billion a year spend. Hardly surprising, given the continued squeeze on public sector fin ... [Published Supply Management - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

It’s not just pilots – localism is catching fire

At midnight last night, we hit the deadline for the submission of bids from the 39 LEPs for the £2bn Local Growth Fund. Never mind the fact that the fund will be massively over-subscribed, the anxiety was that the electronic overload on the Cabinet Office ... [Published Estates Gazette - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Out of work total declines below average

Sheffield’s unemployment total is declining more slowly than many other parts of the country – despite a fall of more than 18 per cent over the last year.A map published by the Financial Times has revealed a big difference in the rate at which people ... [Published Sheffield Telegraph - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Local Government Procurement Report — A Dot to Dot of Key Findings (part 2)

Categories: Procurement Commentary | Tags: L2, outsourcing management, public procurement, Public SectorWe talked about Collaboration, Best Value Contract Letting, and Standardising PQQs in our comment on the recent Communities and Local Government Committee ... [Published Spend Matters - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Roof repairs save community centre

A community centre which was near to closure is to celebrate the completion of refurbishment works which saved it from shutting.Trustees at Limes Community Centre, in Beighton, Sheffield, knew repair works needed to be carried out 15 years ago but struggled ... [Published Filey Mercury - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Solace attacks 'poor' Taxpayers' Alliance pay claims

Chief executives have criticised the performance of the Taxpayers’ Alliance at a parliamentary hearing on senior pay.Graeme McDonald, director of Solace, said the lobbying group was wrong to claim that the society advised councils on pay.The alliance’s ... [Published Local Government Chronicle - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Legal bill could hit policing fear

South Yorkshire should not be forced to pay the price for defending former police officers caught up in new inquiries into the Hillsborough disaster, an MP has urged.Clive Betts has called for the Government to intervene after an investigation revealed ... [Published Sheffield Star - Mar 17 2014]

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Procurex South Live – The View From The Chair (... [Published Government Opportunities - 12 hours ago]
Mp backs circus wild animal ban [Published Sheffield Telegraph - Apr 13 2014]
Sheffield Council Votes for Somaliland Independ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 10 2014]
Procurex South Live – The View From The Chair (... [Published Government Opportunities - Apr 09 2014]
University Staff Scoop Paddon Prizes [Published Exeter University - Apr 05 2014]
Somalia: Sheffield Becomes the First City in th... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 04 2014]
MPs launch inquiry into national planning policy [Published Convenience Store - Apr 04 2014]
CLG committee launches inquiry into National Pl... [Published Out-Law.com - Apr 04 2014]
Planning targets driving ‘perverse’ behaviour i... [Published Localgov.co.uk - Apr 04 2014]
Sheffield MP critical of badger culls [Published Sheffield Star - Apr 04 2014]
MPs launch inquiry into planning framework [Published Construction Index - Apr 04 2014]
CLG Committee: MPs launch inquiry after researc... [Published PoliticsHome - Apr 04 2014]
MPs probe ‘perverse behaviour’ of National Plan... [Published 24dash.com - Apr 04 2014]
Planning rules 'have perverse effect' [Published BBC - Apr 04 2014]
Somaliland: Sheffield Recognizes Independent So... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Apr 03 2014]
Pictures and video: TV wildlife presenter Nick ... [Published Exeter Express and Echo - Apr 03 2014]
UK's Sheffield City Council to Vote on Recognis... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 02 2014]
What councils can learn about procurement from ... [Published Supply Management - Apr 02 2014]
UK Delegation from London visits U.S. Aircraft ... [Published US Embassy United Kingdom: London - Apr 02 2014]
MPs demand Health Minister tightens up safeguar... [Published Pink News - Apr 01 2014]
Opinion: Procurement lessons for housing provid... [Published 24dash.com - Apr 01 2014]
UK Sheffield City Council to Vote on Recognisin... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 01 2014]
It’s not just pilots – localism is catching fire [Published Estates Gazette - Apr 01 2014]
Out of work total declines below average [Published Sheffield Telegraph - Mar 27 2014]
Local Government Procurement Report — A Dot to ... [Published Spend Matters - Mar 26 2014]
Sheffield’s jobless numbers fall but recovery s... [Published Sheffield Star - Mar 24 2014]
Roof repairs save community centre [Published Filey Mercury - Mar 21 2014]
Solace attacks 'poor' Taxpayers' Alliance pay c... [Published Local Government Chronicle - Mar 18 2014]
Legal bill could hit policing fear [Published Sheffield Star - Mar 17 2014]
Councils must get better at procurement, say MPs [Published UKauthorITy.com - Mar 14 2014]
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SKETCH: Boris in Parliament [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - Mar 03 2014]
What a life it is, in politics. Having to satisfy the craving, constantly chasing a dragon. So, Boris Johnson – the proconsular celebrity – appeared in front of the Communities and Local Government committee. Had they asked him to declare his interests ...
Shamed: Pictures of MPs Laughing in Food Bank D... [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - Dec 19 2013]
Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary Rachel Reeves was outraged at MPs laughing in the House when the topic of food banks were on the table. Outrage and hysteria levels are maxed out by Labour this morning: Disgraceful 2 c Tory MPs laughing as Clive Betts ...
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