Nigel Adams

Minister of State

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

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Political Parties: Advertising 17 Oct 2019

    The Government has committed to implementing an imprints regime for digital election material. Our aim is to increase transparency and allow voters to see more information about who has produced election material. We will publish the technical proposals for this regime later this year. The Cabinet Office is also preparing to launch a consultation on electoral integrity. The scope of this...
  • Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: China Global Television Network 17 Oct 2019

    Broadcasting regulation is a matter for Ofcom, as the independent regulator of television and radio. The details of ongoing investigations are not shared with government, as Ofcom must be able to carry out is regulatory duties without interference. Ofcom has stated publicly that it is currently assessing complaints against China Global Television Network. If, following an investigation,...
  • Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Digital Technology: Procurement 17 Oct 2019

    Artificial Intelligence is a set of technologies that have the potential to greatly improve our public services by reducing costs, enhancing quality, and freeing up valuable time of frontline staff. Recognising this, the government published the Data Ethics framework and "A Guide for using AI in the public sector" to enable public bodies to adopt AI technologies in a safe and ethical way...

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Profile

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
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Pharmacy
  • USA: Visas
  • Wind Power
  • Biofuels
  • Renewable Energy

Currently held offices

  • Minister of State (since 24 Jul 2019)

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)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 14 debates in the last year — well 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 91.29% 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.
  • 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") 157 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.

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)
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)
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)
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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