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Nigel Adams

Conservative - Selby and Ainsty

Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office)

(since September 2020)
Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development)
13th Feb 2020 - 2nd Sep 2020
Minister of State (Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport)
24th Jul 2019 - 13th Feb 2020
Assistant Whip
5th Nov 2018 - 3rd Apr 2019
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Wales Office)
5th Nov 2018 - 3rd Apr 2019
Lord Commissioner (HM Treasury) (Whip)
9th Jan 2018 - 5th Nov 2018
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Housing, Communities and Local Government)
22nd May 2018 - 5th Nov 2018
Assistant Whip (HM Treasury)
15th Jun 2017 - 9th Jan 2018
Culture, Media and Sport Committee
8th Jul 2015 - 3rd May 2017
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee
12th Jul 2010 - 2nd Nov 2010


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Division Votes
Wednesday 9th June 2021
Information Commissioner (Remuneration)
voted Aye - in line with the party majority
One of 359 Conservative Aye votes vs 0 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 369 Noes - 2
Speeches
Thursday 22nd July 2021
British Council: Sale of IELTS in India

I can today inform Parliament that the British Council, a non-departmental public body of the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, …

Written Answers
Wednesday 29th March 2017
Combined Heat and Power
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what evaluation his Department has made of the …
Early Day Motions
None available
Bills
Tuesday 12th April 2016
Events and Festivals (Control of Flares, Fireworks and Smoke Bombs Etc) Bill 2015-16
A Bill to make it an offence to be found in possession of, or to use, certain articles or substances …
Tweets
None available
MP Financial Interests
Monday 14th September 2020
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Nigel Clack
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: …
EDM signed
Monday 29th April 2019
CHARITY LOTTERY ANNUAL SALES LIMIT
That this House supports the Government's preferred option of a new £100 million annual sales limit for charity lotteries as …

Division Voting information

During the current Parliamentary Session, Nigel Adams has voted in 275 divisions, and never against the majority of their Party.
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Debates during the 2019 Parliament

Speeches made during Parliamentary debates are recorded in Hansard. For ease of browsing we have grouped debates into individual, departmental and legislative categories.

Sparring Partners
Jim Shannon (Democratic Unionist Party)
Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Human Rights)
(23 debate interactions)
Stephen Kinnock (Labour)
Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)
(22 debate interactions)
Lindsay Hoyle (Speaker)
(21 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Cabinet Office
(11 debate contributions)
Department for Work and Pensions
(2 debate contributions)
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Legislation Debates
Nigel Adams has not made any spoken contributions to legislative debate
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Selby and Ainsty Petitions

e-Petitions are administered by Parliament and allow members of the public to express support for a particular issue.

If an e-petition reaches 10,000 signatures the Government will issue a written response.

If an e-petition reaches 100,000 signatures the petition becomes eligible for a Parliamentary debate (usually Monday 4.30pm in Westminster Hall).

Petition Debates Contributed

The Government must make a public statement on the #kissanprotests & press freedoms.

India is the worlds largest democracy & democratic engagement and freedom of the press are fundamental rights and a positive step towards creating a India that works for all.


Latest EDMs signed by Nigel Adams

2nd April 2019
Nigel Adams signed this EDM on Monday 29th April 2019

CHARITY LOTTERY ANNUAL SALES LIMIT

Tabled by: David Amess (Conservative - Southend West)
That this House supports the Government's preferred option of a new £100 million annual sales limit for charity lotteries as it will allow such lotteries to reduce bureaucracy and administration costs and thus return more to good causes; notes that a new £100 million annual sales limit is the recommendation …
43 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 13
Scottish National Party: 12
Conservative: 11
Liberal Democrat: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 1
11th April 2019
Nigel Adams signed this EDM on Tuesday 23rd April 2019

Exiting the European Union

Tabled by: William Cash (Conservative - Stone)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (Exit Day) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2019 (S.I., 2019, No. 859), dated 11 April 2019, a copy of which was laid before this House on 11 April 2019, be annulled.
82 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Apr 2019)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 73
Democratic Unionist Party: 7
Independent: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
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Commons initiatives

These initiatives were driven by Nigel Adams, and are more likely to reflect personal policy preferences.

MPs who are act as Ministers or Shadow Ministers are generally restricted from performing Commons initiatives other than Urgent Questions.


Nigel Adams has not been granted any Urgent Questions

Nigel Adams has not been granted any Adjournment Debates

3 Bills introduced by Nigel Adams


A Bill to make it an offence to be found in possession of, or to use, certain articles or substances capable of causing injury or behaviour likely to lead to injury at, or in transit towards, certain events, concerts or festivals or other public gatherings; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 12th April 2016
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Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 21st January 2015

A Bill to enable local planning authorities to require planning permission prior to the demolition or change of use of premises or land used or formerly used to provide a local service; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 30th June 2010

Nigel Adams has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting


Nigel Adams has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament