Nigel Adams

MP, Selby and Ainsty

Selby and Ainsty Conservative

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How Nigel Adams voted
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  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails

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Nigel Adams hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House: Industrial Action Update 10 Jul 2014

    As hundreds of schoolchildren across Selby are being denied access to their education by the National Union of Teachers today, what message does the Minister have for the hundreds of families affected, including the parents who have been forced to pay for child care, and for the businesses that have been forced to give people time off work because of this illegitimate action by the NUT?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Reducing Crime Levels 7 Jul 2014

    The police in North Yorkshire, and in Selby in particular, are innovative, especially about rural crime. I am pleased that crime is falling there, but the planned closure of Selby’s police custody suite could have an adverse impact on policing in the district. Having to take those arrested all the way to York could take two bobbies off the beat in Selby, leaving the town exposed....
  • Energy and Climate Change: Biomass 19 Jun 2014

    What estimate his Department has made of the cost to the public purse up to 2050 of limiting the use of biomass in the decarbonisation of the UK’s energy system.

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Profile

Conservative MP for Selby and Ainsty

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Wind Power
  • Renewable Energy
  • Broadband: North Yorkshire
  • Schools: Public Footpaths
  • Planning Permission

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 2 Nov 2010)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 32 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 9 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 82.16% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 53 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

4. Sponsorships
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:
(b) Name of donor: Mr John Readman
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,200 donation towards auction items purchased at fund raising event
(b) Date of receipt: 28 June 2013
(b) Date of acceptance: 3 July 2013
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 21 July 2013)
(b) Name of donor: Mr Simon Chappell
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,500 donation towards auction items purchased at fund raising event
(b) Date of receipt: 28 June 2013
(b) Date of acceptance: 19 July 2013
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 21 July 2013)
(b) Name of donor: Fibrelite Composites Limited
(b) Address of donor: Unit 2, Snaygill Industrial Estate, Skipton, North Yorkshire BC23 2QR
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,250 donation towards tickets for fund raising event and auction items purchased at the event
(b) Date of receipt: 28 June 2013
(b) Date of acceptance: 5 July 2013
(b) Donor status: private limited company, registration number 01513165
(b) (Registered 21 July 2013)
(b) Name of donor: Stonegrave Properties Limited
(b) Address of donor: Stonegrave House, Stonegrave, York, North Yorkshire, Y062 4LJ
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,575 donation towards auction items purchased at fund raising event.
(b) Date of receipt: 28 June 2013
(b) Date of acceptance: 5 July 2013
(b) Donor status: private limited company, registration number 04229941
(b) (Registered 21 July 2013)
(b) Name of donor: Mr Mark Nelson
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,650 donation towards auction items purchased at fund raising event.
(b) Date of receipt: 28 June 2013
(b) Date of acceptance: 3 July 2013
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 1 August 2013)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Eggborough Power Limited
Address of donor: Eggborough Power Station, Eggborough, Selby, North Yorkshire DN14 0BS
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): air travel and accommodation with a value of approximately £5,460.37
Destination of visit: Florida, USA
Date of visit: 27-31 October 2013
Purpose of visit: to attend the third United States Industrial Pellet Association Conference and deliver keynote speech in my capacity as Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Biomass.
(Registered 12 November 2013)
8. Land and Property
One mixed use commercial and residential property in Selby, North Yorkshire, co-owned
with my wife. Rental income received.
9. Shareholdings
(a) NGC Networks Ltd (supplier of telecommunications products and services to businesses), of which I am an unremunerated director.
(a) NGC Network Services Ltd (supplier of telecommunications services to businesses), of which I am an unremunerated director.

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