Nick Herbert

MP, Arundel and South Downs

Arundel and South Downs Conservative

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  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
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Nick Herbert hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Culture, Media and Sport Committee: Backbench Business — Equitable Life 26 Feb 2015

    I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Harrow East (Bob Blackman) on securing this debate. I was pleased to support his application for a debate in Back-Bench time because of the importance of this issue to a large number of my constituents who, as Equitable Life policyholders, have suffered loss. They remain gravely concerned that, although in many cases they have been partially...
  • Culture, Media and Sport Committee: Backbench Business — Equitable Life 26 Feb 2015

    My right hon. Friend’s constituent makes a good point and it is true that the compensation that the banks have had to pay, for example in relation to mis-selling payment protection insurance, has had a beneficial effect on the economy by putting cash into people’s hands, but that is by the bye. As many have said, this is a matter of justice, but also of accountability and good...
  • [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] — Dairy Industry 4 Feb 2015

    I join other hon. Members in commending my hon. Friend the Member for Ribble Valley (Mr Evans) for initiating the debate and raising an issue of great concern to those of us with rural constituencies. In the past two decades or more, the number of dairy farmers in West Sussex has reduced significantly. The national trend is for further reductions, with the threat that dairy production in the...

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Conservative MP for Arundel and South Downs

Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Justice
  • Home Department
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Health
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Police
  • Prisons
  • Flood Control
  • Prisoners
  • Departmental Public Participation

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister for Policing and Criminal Justice (13 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • The Minister for Policing and Criminal Justice (13 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (8 Sep 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (19 Jan 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (19 Jan 2009 to 8 Sep 2009)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Justice, Justice (6 Jan 2009 to 19 Jan 2009)
  • Shadow Secretary for Justice, Justice (6 Jul 2007 to 6 Jan 2009)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Justice) (3 Jul 2007 to 19 Jan 2009)
  • Shadow Minister (Police Reform), Home Affairs (16 Dec 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 18 Jan 2006)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 16 Jan 2006)
  • Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) (10 May 2005 to 3 Jul 2007)

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  • Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 74.22% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 21 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 499 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 23 Feb 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
As Senior Fellow of the Institute for Government, 2 Carlton Gardens, London SW1Y 5AA, I receive an honorarium of £5,000 a year in two instalments. From August 2014. (Up to £5,000) (Updated 8 September 2014)
9 October 2013, received £2,500. The payment is unrelated to hours worked. Hours: approx. 15 hrs. (Registered 30 January 2014; updated 18 November 2014)
13 August 2014, received £2,500. The payment is unrelated to hours worked. Hours: approx. 15 hrs. (Registered 8 September 2014; updated 18 November 2014)
October 2014, received £2,500. The payment is unrelated to hours worked. Hours: approx. 15 hrs. (Registered 23 October 2014; updated 18 November 2014)
Payments from News International Supply Co Ltd, Cygnet Park, 200 Serpentine Way, Peterborough PE7 8FD, for newspaper articles:
24 April 2014, £500 for article for Times. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 7 May 2014)
Payments of from Deloitte LLP, Stonecutter Court, 1 Stonecutter Street, London EC4A 4TR:
£5,000 for speaking at Public Sector Partner Day on 1 July 2014. Hours: 2 days. (Registered 3 September 2014)
4. Sponsorships
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:
(b) Name of donor: Julian Horn-Smith
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(b) Date of receipt: 27 March 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 27 March 2014
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 31 March 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Derek Sayer
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(b) Date of receipt: 11 April 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 11 April 2014
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 7 May 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Derek Sayer
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(b) Date of receipt: 9 May 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 30 May 2014
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 26 June 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Address of donor: 45b Westbourne Terrace, London W2 3UR
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £2,000
Destination of visit: Israel
Date of visit: 16-21 February 2014
Purpose of visit: Fact-finding political delegation to Israel and the West Bank
(Registered 31 March 2014)
Name of donor: American Unity Fund
Address of donor: 1775 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 350, Washington DC 20006
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): travel, accommodation and subsistence costs with a value of £5,014
Destination of visit: Washington DC
Date of visit: 1-3 October 2014
Purpose of visit: attending and speaking at the American Unity Fund Conference.
(Registered 4 November 2014)
Name of donor: Results UK
Address of donor: 31-33 Bondway, London SW8 1SJ
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): travel, accommodation and subsistence with a value of £1,300
Destination of visit: Barcelona, Spain
Date of visit: 26-30 October 2014
Purpose of visit: addressing and attending the World Lung Health Conference in my role as Co-Chairman of the APPG on Global TB
(Registered 26 November 2014)
11. Miscellaneous
Unremunerated co-chairman of the Advisory Board of GovernUp, a project to improve the effectiveness of government. (Registered 2 April 2014)
Trustee, The Project for Modern Democracy (registered charity no. 1154924) (Registered 2 April 2014)

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