Nick Herbert is Conservative MP for Arundel and South Downs. He was first elected in May 2005.In December 2005 David Cameron appointed Nick as the Shadow Minister for Police Reform. In July 2007 he was promoted to the Shadow Cabinet as Shadow Secretary of State for Justice. In January 2009 he was appointed Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. Nick served as Minister of State for Policing and Criminal Justice, working in both the Home Office and Ministry of Justice, from May 2010 until he resigned in September 2012.