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

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

This is a selection of Nigel Adams’s votes.

  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Almost always voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes

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Nigel Adams has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Policing and Crime Bill: Duties in relation to Collaboration Agreements 10 Jan 2017

    I want to speak briefly about Lords amendment 114. Let me take this opportunity to thank the Minister, the current Secretary of State in her former guise as a Home Office Minister, and the Prime Minister in her previous role as Home Secretary for the work that they did with me in making the amendment possible. Provision for parity in law between people who let off fireworks, flares and smoke...
  • Policing and Crime Bill: Duties in relation to Collaboration Agreements 10 Jan 2017

    I think it extremely important to work with industries when introducing new laws, to prevent any unintended consequences that might have a knock-on effect on them. This is very positive news. During the next festival season, people will be able to go and enjoy themselves, and parents sending their kids off to festivals around the country will be safe in the knowledge that throwing flares is...
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Royal Bank of Scotland 20 Dec 2016

    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, when he expects the Financial Conduct Authority report on the Global Restructuring Group of RBS to be published.

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Profile

Conservative MP for Selby and Ainsty

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Department for Energy and Climate Change
  • Department for Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Department of Health
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Pharmacy
  • USA: Visas
  • Renewable Energy
  • Pigmeat: China
  • Wind Power

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 28 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Nigel Adams’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 49 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 83.08% 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.
  • 111 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Nigel Adams’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 95 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Jan 2017.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
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)
Name of donor: Mr Sanjeev Gupta
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £11,350

Date of receipt: 15 September 2016

Date of acceptance: 15 September 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 22 September 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: 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)
Name of donor: (1) Eggborough Power Ltd (2) Drax Power Ltd
Address of donor: (1) Eggborough Power Station, Eggborough DN14 0BS (2) Drax Power Station, Drax YO8 8PH

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) Air travel with a value of approximately £2,850 (2) Accommodation costs with a value of approximately £2,100

Destination of visit: Florida, USA

Dates of visit: 5-9 November 2016

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

(Registered 30 November 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)
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. (Registered 11 October 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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