Nigel Adams

Conservative MP for Selby and Ainsty

@nadams https://facebook.com/nigel.adamsmp

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

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Last updated: 9 Apr 2019

Recent appearances

  • Climate Action and Extinction Rebellion 23 Apr 2019

    The Minister is right to raise the effect that this Government have had on emissions, particularly from the power sector. I am sure she will remember that, during the Labour leadership campaign of 2015, the right hon. Member for Islington North (Jeremy Corbyn) said he wanted to reopen the coalmines. He went on to win the leadership—it was a very popular policy—and a couple of months...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 3 Apr 2019

    Can I urge my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister, on behalf of all the people of Selby, to put her weight behind the campaign for step-free access for Selby railway station? [Interruption.] I am sorry to disappoint colleagues with my line of questioning, but this matter is very important for the people of Selby. In this day and age, it is totally unacceptable that those who are unable to...
  • Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee 1 Apr 2019

    Welsh Affairs: Responsibilities of the Secretary of State for Wales. 4:30 pm; The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
    Witnesses: Rt Hon Alun Cairns MP, Secretary of State for Wales Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Wales Office Nigel Adams MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Wales Office

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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
  • Pigmeat: China
  • Biofuels
  • Renewable Energy

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 21 debates in the last year — 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 92.62% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 104 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Nigel Adams’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 147 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 3 Jun 2019.

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

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £15,800

Date received: 13 July 2018

Date accepted: 13 July 2018

Donor status: individual

(Registered 27 July 2018)
Name of donor: Calverts Carpets Ltd
Address of donor: 29-33 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1HL

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,200

Date received: 16 July 2018

Date accepted: 16 July 2018

Donor status: company, registration 03861858

(Registered 27 July 2018)
Name of donor: Phoebe Tomlinson
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,300

Date received: 17 July 2018

Date accepted: 17 July 2018

Donor status: individual

(Registered 27 July 2018)
Name of donor: Richard Hare
Address of donor: individual

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,500

Date received: 20 July 2018

Date accepted: 20 July 2018

Donor status: individual

(Registered 27 July 2018)
Name of donor: Ian Pattison
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,250

Date received: 23 July 2018

Date accepted: 23 July 2018

Donor status: individual

(Registered 27 July 2018)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC)
Address of donor: Marford Mill, Rossett, Wrexham LL12 0HL

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: one day’s shooting at Catton Hall, South Derbyshire and one night’s accommodation; total value £953

Date received: 24-25 September 2018

Date accepted: 24 September 2018

Donor status: Registered Industrial and Provident Society No 28488R

(Registered 01 November 2018)
Name of donor: Channel 4 Television Corporation
Address of donor: 124 Horseferry Road, London SW1P 2TX

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to the British Academy of Film and Television Awards with a value of £1,770

Date received: 10 February 2019

Date accepted: 10 February 2019

Donor status: company, registration 01533774

(Registered 05 March 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 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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