Nigel Adams

Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Housing, Communities and Local Government)

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Selby and Ainsty Conservative

Nigel Adams’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 13 Jun 2018

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Private Rented Housing: Northern Ireland 19 Jul 2018

    We do not have any plans at present to bring forward legislative changes to the Equality Act. The Government appreciates the problems that housing benefit claimants can sometimes face in finding accommodation in the private rented sector. We strongly encourage landlords and agents to look at all potential and existing tenants claiming housing benefit on an individual basis and published a new...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Homelessness 19 Jul 2018

    The Rough Sleeping Strategy is due to be published shortly, and will include a range of measures to support people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Further to this, the Government is developing a new cross-government alcohol strategy which will set out targeted action to prevent and reduce harmful drinking, support vulnerable people affected by others’ alcohol misuse...
  • Homelessness among Refugees — [Sir Henry Bellingham in the Chair] 17 Jul 2018

    I apologise for interrupting the hon. Lady, but I did not manage to mention this point. I know that she is keen for the Home Office to engage with this matter and I will ensure that the relevant Minister from the Home Office meets her and interested colleagues to take these issues forward.

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Conservative MP for Selby and Ainsty

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

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Topics of interest

Nigel Adams campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Department for Energy and Climate Change
  • Department of Health
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Pharmacy
  • USA: Visas
  • Renewable Energy
  • Pigmeat: China
  • Wind Power

Currently held offices

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Housing, Communities and Local Government) (since 22 May 2018)
  • Government Whip (since 9 Jan 2018)
  • Assistant Whip (since 15 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (15 Jun 2017 to 9 Jan 2018)
  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 2 Nov 2010)

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  • Has spoken in 6 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Nigel Adams’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 92.86% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
  • 109 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Nigel Adams’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 120 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jul 2018.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: George Hollingbery
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Date received: 29 June 2017

Date accepted: 29 June 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 24 July 2017)
Name of donor: Michael O'Neill
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Date received: 18 July 2017

Date accepted: 18 July 2017

Donor status: private

(Registered 24 July 2017)
Name of donor: Mr Alexander Temerko
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Date received: 11 August 2017

Date accepted: 11 August 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 11 August 2017)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: PRS for Music (Performing Rights Society)
Address of donor: 2 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: In my capacity as Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Music, I received two tickets and accommodation at Glastonbury music festival to the value of £1,019.46

Date received: 22 June 2017

Date accepted: 23 June 2017

Donor status: company, registration 03444246

(Registered 18 July 2017)
Name of donor: UK Music (2009) Ltd
Address of donor: 49 Whitehall, London SW1A 2BX

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: One ticket to attend the Hyundai Mercury Prize Awards event to the value of £570 (inc VAT)

Date received: 14 September 2017

Date accepted: 14 September 2017

Donor status: company, registration 03245288

(Registered 26 October 2017)
Name of donor: Ladbrokes Coral Group
Address of donor: 5th Floor, The Zig Zag Building, 70 Victoria Street, London SW1E 6SQ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets with hospitality to York Racecourse, value £500 (£250 each)

Date received: 14 October 2017

Date accepted: 14 October 2017

Donor status: company, registration 00566221

(Registered 26 October 2017)
Name of donor: William Hill plc
Address of donor: Greenside House, 50 Station Road, London N22 7TP

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets to Alexandra Palace to participate in the annual Parliamentary charity darts competition; total value £524 (£262 each).

Date received: 21 December 2017

Date accepted: 21 December 2017

Donor status: company, registration 04212563

(Registered 22 January 2018)
Name of donor: William Hill plc
Address of donor: Greenside House, 50 Station Road, London N22 7TP

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets for myself and a member of staff to Cheltenham Racecourse including hospitality; total value £540 (£270each)

Date received: 16 March 2018

Date accepted: 16 March 2018

Donor status: company, registration 04212563

(Registered 29 May 2018)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Drax Power Ltd
Address of donor: Drax Power Station, Drax, Selby YO8 8PH

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Air travel and accommodation with a value of approximately £9,100

Destination of visit: USA

Dates of visit: 7-10 October 2017

Purpose of visit: to attend the seventh United States Industrial Pellet Association Conference and deliver keynote speech.

(Registered 26 October 2017)
Name of donor: (1) Lords and Commons Cricket Club; (2) Liberty OneSteel
Address of donor: (1) House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA; (2) 205 Pacific Hwy, St Leonards, NSW 2065, Australia

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) £985 towards in country accommodation costs; (2) Hospitality at a reception on 31 December 2017, estimated value £200

Destination of visit: Melbourne and Sydney, Australia

Date of visit: 27 December 2017 – 6 January 2018

Purpose of visit: to participate in an inter-parliamentary cricket tournament and to raise funds for two local charities.

(Registered 19 January 2018)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
One mixed use commercial and residential property in Selby, North Yorkshire, co-owned with my wife: (i) and (ii).
Two residential properties in York co-owned with my wife, the second of which was acquired in September 2017: (i) and (ii). (Registered 13 May 2015; updated 10 October 2017)
From 18 March 2016, one residential property in Leeds co-owned with my wife: (i) and from 10 May 2016 (ii). (Registered 18 March 2016; updated 10 May 2016)
8. Miscellaneous
Until 3 June 2018, unpaid director of NGC Networks Ltd and NGC Network Services Ltd, and company secretary of the latter. (Registered 11 October 2016; updated 23 March 2017 and 18 June 2018)
I have a shareholding, which is below the registrable level, in NGC Networks Ltd and NGC Network Services Ltd. (Registered 11 October 2016; updated 23 March 2017)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my spouse, Claire Adams, as part-time Office Manager.

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