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Nick Herbert

MP, Arundel and South Downs

Arundel and South Downs Conservative

Nick Herbert’s voting in Parliament

Nick Herbert is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Nick Herbert sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Nick Herbert generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Nick Herbert generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Nick Herbert has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 13 Jun 2018

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House: Issue of sum out of the Consolidated Fund for the year ending 31 March 2019 and appropriation of that sum 9 Jul 2018

    My right hon. Friend is explaining what the practical and legal obstacles to this amendment might be, including the operation of the European convention on human rights. If the Government concede that there is no moral equivalence between the actions of terrorists and the actions of the military, should not the application of the law also recognise that in some way? If this amendment is not...
  • Five-year Land Supply 4 Jul 2018

    The last time I was in this Chamber, I had cause to warn the rail Minister, my hon. Friend the Member for Orpington (Joseph Johnson), that in Sussex we have a habit of burning an effigy of people who have particularly irritated us. At the moment, those who run Govia Thameslink Railway are at the top of that list, but running a very close second are those responsible for undermining the...
  • Five-year Land Supply 4 Jul 2018

    My hon. Friend puts it incredibly well, and I strongly agree. That is why this is so cynical. We have to understand that developers are not just taking advantage of a loophole but gaming the system. As a consequence, I believe we are building fewer houses than we could if developers had to do what policy should require and deliver. I know that my right hon. Friend the Member for West Dorset...

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Conservative MP for Arundel and South Downs

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

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Topics of interest

Nick Herbert campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • 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 (19 Jan 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Justice) (3 Jul 2007 to 19 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 16 Jan 2006)
  • Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) (10 May 2005 to 3 Jul 2007)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 22 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Nick Herbert’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 6 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 82.98% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 20 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.
  • 126 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Nick Herbert’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 572 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jul 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
From 18 November 2015, Member of the Advisory Board of CREST Advisory (UK) Ltd, a consultancy that aims to improve the performance and impact of the criminal justice system. Address: First Floor, Millbank Tower, London SW1P 4QP. Until further notice, I will be paid £10,000 every year in monthly instalments. Hours: 4 hrs per month. (Registered 03 December 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
Unremunerated co-chairman of the Advisory Board of GovernUp, a project to improve the effectiveness of government. (Registered 02 April 2014)
Trustee, The Project for Modern Democracy (registered charity no. 1154924) (Registered 02 April 2014)

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