Nick Herbert

Ofcom To Probe MP's 'F***wit' Outburst On BBC Show

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK

Ofcom is to probe whether the BBC breached broadcasting standards after a Conservative MP used the word 'fuckwit' during a live TV show. The invest...

BBC Apologises For Tory Nick Herbert Saying 'Fu*kwit' On Live TV

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2014 | UK

A Tory MP has defended his use of the word “fu*kwit” on BBC2’s Daily Politics show, saying he used the term "disapprovingly" as he quoted from a...

Watch A Tory MP Say 'F**kwit' Live On The BBC

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2014 | UK Politics

On Thursday, former Conservative police minister Nick Herbert said the word "fuckwit" live on BBC Two's Daily Politics programme. Which is not somethi...

Chris Huhne's Release From Prison 'Undermined Confidence' In Justice System, Says Ex-Police Minister

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK Politics

Chris Huhne's early release from prison undermined confidence in the British justice system, David Cameron's former police minister has said. Conse...

They Don't Like It Up Em

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK Politics

Fracking is causing anxiety in Tory strongholds in the South of England, a senior MP has warned. Nick Herbert said there was a "fear of the unknown...

Ned Simons

Gay Marriage: Lords Vote Moved Amid Warnings Bill Was At Risk

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 30.05.2013 | UK Politics

The government has heeded warnings that its gay marriage Bill would have been at risk if it stuck to plans to make members of the House of Lords vote ...

Ned Simons

Gay Marriage Bill 'At Risk' Due To Late Night Vote In Lords

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 29.05.2013 | UK Politics

Gay marriage advocates have warned that the same-sex marriage Bill could be put at risk by a late night vote in the House of Lords, as the peer leadin...

MPs Should Do the Right Thing on Gay Marriage

Nick Herbert | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK Politics
Nick Herbert

For some, the objection is to homosexual conduct itself. Today, that is a minority view, and one thankfully in decline. But I believe that many who do not share this view nevertheless have a principled concern that gay marriage would mean re-defining the institution for everyone.

Policing Minister Accused Of Talking 'Boring Waffle'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.08.2012 | UK Politics

The policing minister has been accused of talking "boring waffle" by BBC Today programme presenter Evan Davis, after Nick Herbert tried to deflect acc...

ResHUFFle: The Young Bucks Who Could Be Up For Promotion

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 31.07.2012 | UK Politics

Continuing our fanatical speculation on who might be on the up - or on the way out - in the looming Cabinet reshuffle, here's a profile of four young ...

Swift Justice: Criminals Dealt With Within Hours Under Government Plans

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 13.07.2012 | UK

Criminals could be dealt with in days or even hours under government plans to bring in "swift and sure justice", ministers are to reveal. Court hou...

'When Was Equality Not A Priority?'

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 31.01.2013 | UK Politics

Conservative home office minister Nick Herbert has hit back at defence secretary Philip Hammond's claim that plans to introduce gay marriage are not a...

20,000 Police Take To The Streets Over 'Unsafe' Cuts

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.05.2012 | UK

More than 20,000 off-duty police officers took to the streets on Thursday as they warned that Government cuts are putting public safety at risk. Th...

Dangerous Criminals On The Run To Be Named Online

PA | Posted 12.05.2012 | UK

Hundreds of dangerous criminals on the run will be named under plans being considered by the government. A list of offenders who have gone missing ...

Labour Cry Foul Over 999 Responder Staff 'Cuts'

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.05.2012 | UK Politics

Labour has accused the coalition of overseeing a "shocking" 5,000 cut in police dealing with 999 emergencies. Figures released under freedom of inf...

'Time To Take My Brother Home'

PA | Posted 10.05.2012 | UK

Pc David Rathband's twin said it was "time to take my brother home" at the end of a moving cathedral service for the officer who died after he was sho...

'A Celebration Of His Life': Pc David Rathband Remembered

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.03.2012 | UK

Hundreds of people have gathered to honour the life of blinded Pc David Rathband at a cathedral service. Among the mourners at St Nicholas' Cathedr...

Crime Maps Show Incidents Near Nightclubs, Airports And Supermarkets

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.01.2012 | UK Politics

A home office website detailing crime hotspots around the country will now show incidents in public places such as nightclubs, supermarkets and airpor...

Political Parties Rubbish At Finding Good Police Commissioner Candidates, Says IfG

pa | Posted 20.01.2012 | UK Politics

Political parties need to act urgently to ensure high-calibre candidates stand for election as police and crime commissioners, a report has said. ...

Public Unaware Of Police Presence

PA | Posted 18.11.2011 | UK

One in four people have never seen police officers on foot patrol in their local area, according to a Home Office study. The figure was revealed in...

Police Bail: Home Office Caught Napping?

The Huffington Post | Chris Wimpress | Posted 31.08.2011 | UK Politics

The Home Office can expect a weekend of hard questions over its handling of a legal ruling on how suspects are bailed by the police in England and Wal...