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 hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • EU Exit Negotiations 15 Nov 2018

    Is there not a danger that in getting hung up on issues such as the backstop, which although immensely important is something that all sides wish to avoid, or the transition period, which is by definition temporary, we lose sight of the really important issue, which is the future relationship with the EU? That is what we should be focusing on and discussing, and that is what our constituents...
  • Government Overseas Aid Commitment: Private Investment 9 Oct 2018

    My right hon. Friend is surely right to focus on the need to increase private sector investment in developing countries. However big the aid budget is, it will be dwarfed by private sector trade and investment flows, which are essential. Does she agree that aid is particularly important where private sector investment fails—for instance, in the development of new drugs that are...
  • Shale Gas Exploration: Planning Permission 12 Sep 2018

    I accept that there is tight regulation on below-the-ground issues, but, above the ground, planning permission is currently required for non-conventional drilling. That will not happen if there is permitted development, and the ability of local authorities to regulate lorry movements, for instance, will be taken away. There is huge concern about that, and I invite the Minister to look again...

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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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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 25 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Nick Herbert’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 8 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 82.88% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 574 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 29 Oct 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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