Nigel Adams

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Selby and Ainsty Conservative

Nigel Adams’s voting in Parliament

Nigel Adams is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

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  • Nigel Adams consistently voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Last updated: 20 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Digital Economy Bill: Universal service broadband obligations 26 Apr 2017

    Thank you, Madam Speaker, for giving me this final opportunity to speak on this Bill. I am particularly pleased given all our hard work and the fact that the Government have made the completion of its passage a priority during this final week. I will confine my remarks to Lords amendments 246 and 247, which address problems in the secondary ticketing market that I, along with many other music...
  • Digital Economy Bill: Universal service broadband obligations 26 Apr 2017

    I could not agree more. It is despicable that Viagogo has dodged and been slippery around attending the Select Committee. There have been so many victims of Viagogo that it should have taken the opportunity to come and explain how it markets itself and presents its website. I wholeheartedly agree with my hon. Friend.
  • Digital Economy Bill: Universal service broadband obligations 26 Apr 2017

    I can assure the hon. Lady that my thunder is still very much intact and has not been stolen. I totally agree. The campaign that Claire Turnham has run has been exemplary, but she should not have had to run it. The customer services team at Viagogo should have dealt with the complaints that were flooding in. We will see, but I suspect that we have not heard the last of Viagogo in this place....

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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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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

  • 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 5 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Nigel Adams’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 7 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 91.94% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
  • 120 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Nigel Adams’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 105 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 19 Feb 2018.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Mr C D Forbes Adam
Address of donor: private

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

Date received: 2 June 2017

Date accepted: 2 June 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 27 June 2017)
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: ITV plc
Address of donor: The London Television Centre, Upper Ground, London SE1 9LT

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: ticket to attend the National Television Awards with a value of £1,028

Date received: 25 January 2017

Date accepted: 25 January 2017

Donor status: company, registration 4967001

(Registered 13 March 2017)
Name of donor: Channel Four Television Company Ltd
Address of donor: 124 Horseferry Road, London SW1P 2TX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: In my role on the culture, media and sport select committee I was invited to and accepted two tickets and hospitality at the British Film and Television Awards ceremony, value £1,840

Date received: 11 February 2017

Date accepted: 11 February 2017

Donor status: company, registration 01533774

(Registered 15 March 2017)
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)
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
Unpaid director of NGC Networks Ltd and NGC Network Services Ltd, and company secretary of the latter. I also have a shareholding, which is below the registrable level, in each company.
This is a delayed update to which the rectification procedure was applied on 23 March 2017. Paragraph 16 of Chapter 4 of the 2015 Guide to the Rules refers. (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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