Nick Herbert

MP, Arundel and South Downs

Arundel and South Downs Conservative

Nick Herbert campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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 consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Digital Economy Bill 13 Sep 2016

    Will my right hon. Friend give way?
  • Digital Economy Bill 13 Sep 2016

    Given that the extent of fibre to premises is so low in this country at only 1%—we are in danger of falling behind other countries in future—should not the regulator be confident in looking at the monopoly and in breaking it up where necessary to encourage more investment and competition? Does not BT’s monopoly with Openreach now need attention?
  • Govia Thameslink Rail Service 12 Sep 2016

    Further to that point, do not 60% of trains operated by GTR, and, indeed, a highly significant proportion of the whole network, already have driver-only operated doors? It cannot therefore be the case that they are all unsafe.

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Conservative MP for Arundel and South Downs

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

Expenses

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 (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

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 31 debates in the last year — 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 80.36% 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.
  • 140 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Nick Herbert’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 525 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Sep 2016.

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)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Julian Horn-Smith
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date received: 2 May 2016

Date accepted: 2 May 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 04 May 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
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 costs with a value of £3,481 (reimbursed 17 September 2015)

Destination of visit: Sydney, Australia

Date of visit: 28 August - 2 September 2015

Purpose of visit: launching the Asia Pacific Network of the Global TB Forum.

(Registered 20 November 2015)
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 costs with a value of £2,500 (reimbursed 4 December 2015)

Destination of visit: Cape Town, South Africa

Date of visit: 27 November - 1 December 2015

Purpose of visit: chairing the Global TB Summit.

(Registered 11 December 2015)
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 costs with a value of £1,958 (reimbursed 26 April 2016)

Destination of visit: Cape Town, South Africa

Date of visit: 2 December 2015 only

Purpose of visit: reimbursement of the cost of a flight to return to London from a meeting of the Global TB Summit (see entry above).

(Registered 04 May 2016)
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 costs with a value of £826.27 (reimbursed 26 April 2016)

Destination of visit: Valetta, Malta

Date of visit: 7-9 April 2016

Purpose of visit: a delegation to Malta to discuss TB within the context of the Maltese Presidency of the EU.

(Registered 04 May 2016)
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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