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Exclusive: Nick Herbert is out. Government loses an innovative thinker.

Nick Herbert’s departure deprives the government of one of its most innovative thinkers. Herbert, who had been double hatting between the Home Office and the Ministry of Justice, was the minister who pushed through crime maps and elected Police and Crime Commissioner.

He departs, as Steve Hilton did, in frustration at a lack of support for radicalism.

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