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Conservative MP for Arundel and South Downs
- Entered Parliament on 5 May 2005 — General election
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- Topics of interest
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Nick Herbert voted on key issues:
- Voted moderately against more EU integration. votes
- Voted moderately against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted moderately against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Justice, Home Department, Environment Food and Rural Affairs, Health, Communities and Local Government
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Police, Prisons, Flood Control, Prisoners, Departmental Public Participation
(based on written questions asked by Nick Herbert and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill Committee (20 out of 20)
- Serious Crime Bill Committee (4 out of 9)
- Natural Environment and Rural Communities Bill Committee (8 out of 9)
- Police and Justice Bill Committee (8 out of 8)
- Emergency Workers (Protection) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Mayfields New Town (3 Dec 2013)
“It is a pleasure, Mr Hood, to join the debate secured by my right hon. Friend the Member for Mid Sussex (Nicholas Soames). As he explained, we have a mutual interest in the proposed new town, which crosses our two constituencies. I endorse every word that he said and share his deep concern about the proposal. I shall amplify a number of the points that he made. First, there is considerable...”
- Tuberculosis — [Jim Dobbin in the Chair] (27 Nov 2013)
“I am grateful to the Minister for responding to our points about TB REACH. Does he accept that although it will no doubt be worth having a dialogue with the global health fund about supporting proven TB REACH projects, further projects will rely on continued funding of that programme? As my hon. Friend the Member for City of Chester (Stephen Mosley) effectively said, TB REACH funds projects...”
- Tuberculosis — [Jim Dobbin in the Chair] (27 Nov 2013)
“I congratulate the hon. Member for Scunthorpe (Nic Dakin) on securing this debate. I am delighted to be taking part in it, particularly as I have resumed the co-chairmanship of the all-party group on global tuberculosis, now that I am free to do so. It is, quite properly, a cross-party co-chairmanship, which reflects growing concern in the House about what is often a “Cinderella”...”
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- Has spoken in 17 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 75.03% 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") 467 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 25 Nov 2013. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source). Read 2004/05 – 2008/09 and 1st quarter 2009/10 receipts.
|Type||2008/09 (ranking out of 647)||2007/08 (ranking out of 645)||2006/07 (ranking out of 645)||2005/06||2004/05||2003/04||2002/03||2001/02|
|Staying away from main home||£22,720 (159th)||£22,720 (247th)||£22,110 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£21,553|
|Office running costs||£7,508 (617th)||£18,419 (326th)||£19,808 (382nd)||£19,932|
|Staffing costs||£112,456 (3rd)||£90,034 (228th)||£96,176 (14th)||£73,114|
|Communications Allowance||£5,162 (471st)||£323 (595th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£3,958 (504th)1||£5,504 (436th)2||£4,940 (473rd)||£3,988|
|Members' Staff Travel||£21 (joint 407th with 1 other)||£19 (428th)||£204 (joint 322nd with 1 other)||£0|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£2,175 (498th)||£648 (397th)||£799 (362nd)||£1,074|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£2,330 (321st)||£1,449 (511th)||£2,346||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,039 (joint 547th with 3 others)||£1,014 (joint 385th with 19 others)||£1,014|
|Other Costs||£0||£0||£949 (61st)||£0|
|Total||£154,000 (277th)||£141,036 (402nd)||£147,449 (127th)||£123,021|