Nick Herbert MP is Minister of State for Policing and Criminal Justice
Nick Herbert was elected MP for Arundel and South Downs in May 2005. Prior to being appointed Minister of State for Justice (jointly with the Home Office) he has held positions of Shadow Minister for Police Reform, Shadow Secretary of State for Justice and most recently Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
Prior to his election as an MP Nick was the Director of Reform, the independent think tank which he co-founded in 2002. He was Chief Executive of Business for Sterling from 1998 to 2000. He takes an active interest in rural communities and international aid for health issues (tuberculosis).
He read Law and Land Economy at Magdalene College, Cambridge.