Nick Herbert

MP, Arundel and South Downs

Arundel and South Downs Conservative

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  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
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Nick Herbert hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Police Reform 22 Jul 2014

    I strongly welcome my right hon. Friend’s statement and her indication that police reform will continue and is unfinished business. Is it not the case that the series of extremely problematic incidents that have confronted the British police over the past few years reveal that there are issues of culture and leadership that must now be addressed, and that that is an important role both...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Ukraine (Flight MH17) and Gaza 21 Jul 2014

    One of the people tragically lost on flight MH17 was Glenn Thomas, a British national who worked for the World Health Organisation and who was known to a number of us in this House through his work with our all-party parliamentary groups, including the group on global tuberculosis. His loss was a great shock to us. Will my right hon. Friend join me in paying tribute to his work and to those...
  • Business of the House: Communications Data and Interception 10 Jul 2014

    I welcome these proposals. Is my right hon. Friend aware that one of her predecessors as Home Secretary, Sir Robert Peel, faced strong opposition in this House to the creation of a modern police force on civil liberties grounds? Peel replied that liberty does not consist in having our home raided by an organised gang of thieves. Does not any responsible Government now have to recognise that...

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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 & 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 Minister (Police Reform), Home Affairs (16 Dec 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 18 Jan 2006)

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  • Has spoken in 14 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 3 written questions in the last year — 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 74.69% 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") 484 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Nov 2014.

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. (Registered 30 January 2014)
13 August 2014, received £2,500. The payment is unrelated to hours worked. (Registered 8 September 2014)
October 2014, received £2,500. The payment is unrelated to hours worked. (Registered 23 October 2014)
Payments from News International Supply Co Ltd, Cygnet Park, 200 Serpentine Way, Peterborough PE7 8FD, for newspaper articles:
17 November 2013, £300 for article for Sunday Times. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 29 January 2014)
24 April 2014, £500 for article for Times. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 7 May 2014)
Payments from The Guardian Media Group, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU, for newspaper articles:
29 August 2013, £285 for article for the Guardian. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 29 January 2014)
1 October 2013, £285 for article for the Guardian. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 29 January 2014)
2 December 2013, £285 for article for the Guardian. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 29 January 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
Name of donor: RESULTS UK
Address of donor: 31-33 Bondway, London SW8 1SJ
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): travel and other expenses with a value of £357.52
Destination of visit: Paris
Date of visit: 30-31 October 2013
Purpose of visit: Advocacy in relation to TB research and development at the International Union Against TB and Lung Disease Conference.
(Registered 29 January 2014)
Name of donor: (1) CEPOS; (2) Foundation for the Advancement of Legal Studies at the University of Copenhagen
Address of donor: (1) Landgreven 3, 3rd floor, DK 1301 Copenhagen K; (2) icourts Centre of Excellence for International courts Studiestaede 6, 1st Floor, DK 1455 Copenhagen K
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): travel and other costs to a value of £815
Destination of visit: Copenhagen, Denmark
Date of visit: 13-17 November 2013
Purpose of visit: To speak at a conference on the future role of the European Court of Human Rights organised by CEPOS and the University of Copenhagen
(Registered 29 January 2014)
Address of donor:  33a Islington Park Street, London N1 1QB
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value):  travel costs, accommodation and subsistence with a value of £1,050
Destination of visit: West Bank and Israel
Date of visit: 6-9 January 2014
Purpose of visit: Fact-finding delegation organised by Council for Arab-British Understanding
(Registered 29 January 2014)
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)
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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