A selection of Lord Herbert of South Downs’s votes
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Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
32 votes for, 86 votes against, 29 absences, between 2008–2019.
Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
12 votes for, 0 votes against, 6 absences, between 2012–2018.
Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 4 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2016.
Generally voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2011.
Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010.
Almost always voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
6 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2007–2016.
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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...
My Lords, the biggest single cause of death of people with AIDS globally is tuberculosis. Coinfection is a real issue. Although this problem is not nearly as serious at home, there are still thousands of cases a year and they have started going up again. Will my noble friend confirm that, post Covid, the Government will look again at what more needs to be done to eliminate tuberculosis—an...
My Lords, I draw attention to my roles as chair of the Global TB Caucus, the Global Equality Caucus and the Prime Minister’s special envoy on LGBT Rights—all, I should say, unpaid. I very much welcome this White Paper and agree with those who have commended the work of my friend and colleague, Andrew Mitchell, in this area. I think it is an excellent White Paper. The White Paper notes...
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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
Topics of interest
Lord Herbert of South Downs campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Home Department
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office
- Flood Control
- 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)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.
1. Employment and earnings
From 18 November 2015, Member of the Advisory Board of CREST
) 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)
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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