Nigel Adams is the Member of Parliament for Selby and Ainsty. He was first elected in May 2010 with a majority of 12,265 votes. At the 2015 general election, he was re-elected with an increased majority of 13,557 votes and 53% vote share.

In June 2015, Nigel was elected as a member of the House of Commons Select Committee for Culture, Media and Sport.