Nigel Adams

MP, Selby and Ainsty

Selby and Ainsty Conservative

Nigel Adams campaigned to leave the European Union

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Nigel Adams’s voting in Parliament

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  • Nigel Adams consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Conservative MP for Selby and Ainsty

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

Topics of interest

  • Department for Energy and Climate Change
  • Department for Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • USA: Visas
  • Pigmeat: China
  • Wind Power
  • Biofuels
  • Renewable Energy

Currently held offices

  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)

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 31 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Nigel Adams’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 47 written questions in the last year — above 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 83.49% 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.
  • 114 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Nigel Adams’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 86 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 1 Aug 2016.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor:Simec Uskmouth Power Limited
Address of donor: West Nash Road, Nash, Newport, NP18 2BZ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,800 donation included in purchase price of auction items

Date of receipt: 16 September 2015

Date of acceptance: 17 September 2015

Donor status: company, registration no 05104786

(Registered 01 October 2015)
Name of donor: Mr Alexander Temerko
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £15,000

Date received: 17 January 2016

Date accepted: 17 January 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 25 January 2016)
Name of donor: Simec Uskmouth Power Limited
Address of donor: West Nash Road, Nash, Newport, NP18 2BZ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Donation of an auction prize valued at approximately £16,000

Date of receipt: 1 August 2015

Date of acceptance:1 August 2015

Donor status: company, registration no 05104786

(Registered 28 January 2016)
Name of donor: Calverts Carpets Limited
Address of donor: 29-33 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1HL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,300

Date received: 12 July 2016

Date accepted: 12 July 2016

Donor status: company, registration 03861858

(Registered 27 July 2016)
Name of donor: Simon Chappell
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £14,600

Date received: 13 July 2016

Date accepted: 13 July 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 27 July 2016)
Name of donor: Mr Alexander Temerko
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £16,300

Date received: 13 July 2016

Date accepted: 13 July 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 27 July 2016)
Name of donor: Kearby Cliff LLP
Address of donor: 3 Greengate, Cardale Park, Harrogate HG3 1GY

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,450

Date received: 28 July 2016

Date accepted: 28 July 2016

Donor status: limited liability partnership, registration OC390757

(Registered 29 July 2016)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Squire Patton Boggs
Address of donor: Trinity Court, 16 John Dalton St, Manchester M60 8HS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: sponsorship of a private party for Members of Parliament that I co-hosted with three other MPs; value £10,000

Date received: 15 December 2015

Date accepted: 15 December 2015

Donor status: company, registration OC 335584

(Registered 11 January 2016)
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: in my capacity as a member of the Culture, Media and Sport select committee, a ticket to the National Television Awards to the value of £1,012.40

Date received: 20 January 2016

Date accepted: 20 January 2016

Donor status: company, registration 4967001

(Registered 02 March 2016)
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: two tickets for the Six Nations Rugby Championship at Twickenham, total value £2,109.60

Date received: 12 March 2016

Date accepted: 12 March 2016

Donor status: company, registration 04967001

(Registered 12 April 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Drax Power Ltd
Address of donor: Drax Power Station, Drax, Selby YO8 8PH

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): air travel and accommodation with a value of approximately £4,210.36

Destination of visit: Florida, USA

Date of visit: 20 – 24 September 2015

Purpose of visit: to attend the fifth United States Industrial Pellet Association Conference and deliver keynote speech in my capacity as Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Biomass.

(Registered 22 October 2015)
Name of donor: (1) Intimate Holidays Ltd (2) David Folb
Address of donor: (1) 145-157 St John St, London EC1V 4PW (2) private

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) approx. £385.00 for air travel (2) accommodation at an approx. value of £240; total £625

Destination of visit: St Elizabeth Parish, Jamaica

Date of visit: 25 September – 1 October 2015

Purpose of visit: to visit the ‘Breds Foundation’ Community Project, a Lords and Commons All Party Cricket sponsored project, in order to donate sports and grounds equipment. Visit also included talks with ministers, school visits and cricket games.

(Registered 23 October 2015)
Name of donor: Simec Uskmouth Power Limited
Address of donor: West Nash Road, Nash, Newport NP18 2BZ

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation with a total value of £2,885

Destination of visit: United Arab Emirates

Date of visit: 29 March - 2 April 2016

Purpose of visit: to attend EU Referendum event for expats and meetings regarding energy and biomass.

(Registered 12 April 2016)
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).
One residential property in York co-owned with my wife: (i) and (ii). (Registered 13 May 2015)
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)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my spouse, Claire Adams, as part-time Office Manager.

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