Nigel Adams

Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development)

Conservative MP for Selby and Ainsty

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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.

However, Nigel Adams sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

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

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Nigel Adams has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Renewable Energy 28 Jul 2020

    The Government is committed to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050. This includes taking action to increase the use of renewable energy across the Government estate. Where this relates to solar panels and wind turbines on buildings occupied by the FCO, active consideration will be given to installation
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Islamabad: Religious Buildings 28 Jul 2020

    We are monitoring the situation around the construction of the Shri Krishna Mandir temple in Islamabad closely. The UK Government remains deeply concerned by reports of discrimination against religious minorities in Pakistan, including against the Hindu community. Our High Commission in Islamabad frequently engages with the Hindu community to understand their needs. We engage at a senior...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Hamas 28 Jul 2020

    Hamas, including Izz Al-Din Al-Qassem, is subject to financial sanctions in the UK through the EU counter-terrorism sanctions regime CP931. Her Majesty's Government is transferring existing EU sanctions regimes into UK law through regulations made under the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018, and the Secretary of State and the Treasury have made regulations providing for counter...

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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
  • Biofuels
  • Renewable Energy
  • Wind Power

Currently held offices

  • Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development) (since 13 Feb 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Minister of State (24 Jul 2019 to 13 Feb 2020)
  • Assistant Whip (5 Nov 2018 to 3 Apr 2019)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Wales (5 Nov 2018 to 3 Apr 2019)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Housing, Communities and Local Government) (22 May 2018 to 5 Nov 2018)
  • Government Whip (9 Jan 2018 to 5 Nov 2018)
  • 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)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Jul 2020.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Autohorn Fleet Services Ltd
Address of donor: Foundry Lane, York YO26 4XD

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £11,900

Date received: 3 July 2019

Date accepted: 3 July 2019

Donor status: company, registration 03088452

(Registered 22 July 2019)
Name of donor: Richard Boothroyd
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £13,800

Date received: 4 July 2019

Date accepted: 4 July 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 22 July 2019)
Name of donor: John Readman
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,825

Date received: 5 July 2019

Date accepted: 5 July 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 22 July 2019)
Name of donor: Tate Group Ltd
Address of donor: Victoria Avenue, Harrogate HG1 5QY

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,600

Date received: 8 July 2019

Date accepted: 8 July 2019

Donor status: company, registration 11098383

(Registered 22 July 2019)
Name of donor: Simon Chappell
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date received: 9 July 2019

Date accepted: 9 July 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 22 July 2019)
Name of donor: William Platt
Address of donor: private

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

Date received: 15 July 2019

Date accepted: 15 July 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 22 July 2019)
Name of donor: Ian Pattison
Address of donor: private

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

Date received: 19 November 2019

Date accepted: 19 November 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: Charles Forbes Adam
Address of donor: private

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

Date received: 28 November 2019

Date accepted: 28 November 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 January 2020)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: England and Wales Cricket Board Ltd
Address of donor: Lord’s Cricket Ground, St John’s Wood, London NW8 8QN

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: One ticket with hospitality for the ICC World Cup, value £474

Date received: 14 July 2019

Date accepted: 14 July 2019

Donor status: company, registration 03251364

(Registered 22 July 2019; updated 25 September 2019)
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): Return flight £3,631.92; accommodation £736; total value £4,367.92

Destination of visit: Florida, USA

Dates of visit: 6-8 October 2019

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

(Registered 28 October 2019)
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 23 July 2019, shareholding, below the registrable level, in NGC Networks Ltd and NGC Network Services Ltd. (Registered 11 October 2016; updated 23 March 2017 and 23 July 2019)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my spouse, Claire Adams, as part-time Office Manager.

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