Lord Herbert of South Downs

Conservative Peer

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 8 September 2020

Previously MP for Arundel and South Downs until 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election

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

Also represented Arundel and South Downs

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Lord Herbert of South Downs campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Justice
  • Home Department
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Police
  • Prisons
  • Flood Control
  • Prisoners
  • Departmental Public Participation

Other offices held in the past

  • Minister of State (Ministry of Justice and Home Office) (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)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Conversion Therapy Prohibition (Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity) Bill [HL] - Second Reading 9 Feb 2024

    My Lords, I draw attention to my unpaid interests declared in the register as the Prime Minister’s special envoy on LGBT rights and chair of the Global Equality Caucus. To try to change, cure or suppress someone’s innate sexual orientation is harmful and cruel. While in a medical setting conversion therapies are now declared unethical, they continue in the private sphere. If they reach...
  • LGBT People: Diplomatic Service - Question 18 Jan 2024

    My Lords, I draw attention to my entry in the register as chair of the Global Equality Caucus, and the Prime Minister’s special envoy on LGBT rights. The fact that people can now serve openly, regardless of their sexual orientation, throughout the Diplomatic Service, including at senior rank, with a number of such ambassadors representing our country, is obviously an immensely important...
  • Love Matters (Archbishops’ Commission on Families and Households Report) - Motion to Take Note 8 Dec 2023

    My Lords, “Marriage is a vital social institution. The exclusive commitment of two individuals to each other nurtures love and mutual support; it brings stability to our society. For those who choose to marry, and for their children, marriage provides an abundance of legal, financial, and social benefits. In return it imposes weighty legal, financial, and social obligations”. These are...

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