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.

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  • 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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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Neighbourhood Planning Bill: Duty to have regard to post-examination neighbourhood development plan 28 Mar 2017

    I am grateful to Madam Deputy Speaker and to my hon. Friend the Minister for giving me the opportunity to speak to two amendments that my right hon. and hon. Friends and I have tabled: an amendment to Lords amendment 4 on neighbourhood plan notification, and an amendment to Lords amendment 23 in relation to the powers that may be given to local authorities to set up new towns. I have two sets...
  • Neighbourhood Planning Bill: Duty to have regard to post-examination neighbourhood development plan 28 Mar 2017

    I agree with the hon. Gentleman. I know that the Government have to square the circle in that they want to see a considerable increase in housing, which is the right ambition so that we can spread opportunity in a country in which house prices are out of the reach of so many young people now and rents are correspondingly high. As I say, the Government are right to seek to address that, but...
  • Neighbourhood Planning Bill: Duty to have regard to post-examination neighbourhood development plan 28 Mar 2017

    I should emphasise that Lord Taylor made his interest clear when he moved the amendment. As for the rules in the other place, I am not aware of them, but it is the case that Lord Taylor has had in the past, if not currently, a commercial interest with one of the developers that would stand to gain from the transfer of powers that may be effected by the permissive legislation that the...

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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)

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  • Has spoken in 24 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Nick Herbert’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 5 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 75.37% 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") 542 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Apr 2017.

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 £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)
Name of donor: Results UK
Address of donor: 31-33 Bondway, London SW8 1SJ

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation with a value of £4,072

Destination of visit: New York, United States

Date of visit: 15-22 September 2016

Purpose of visit: Attendance at the 30th UN Stop TB Partnership Board and UN High Level Meeting on Antimicrobial Resistance, to highlight the major public health threat posed by multi-drug resistant TB.

(Registered 26 September 2016)
Name of donor: (1) Out and Equal Workplace Advocates (2) The Project for Modern Democracy
Address of donor: (1) 155 Sansome St, Suite 450, San Francisco, CA, 94104 (2) c/o 5 Fleet Place, London EC4M 7RD

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) accommodation and travel with a value of £2,521 (2) flights with a value of £1,500

Destination of visit: Orlando, United States

Dates of visit: 3-8 October 2016

Purpose of visit: Attendance at the 2016 Out and Equal Workplace Summit, to present on Global LGBT rights and workplace equality.

(Registered 01 November 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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