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Bim Afolami

Conservative MP for Hitchin and Harpenden


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Bim Afolami’s voting in Parliament

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

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Last updated: 25 Feb 2020. Please share these votes responsibly.

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Courts: Coronavirus 28 Apr 2020

    What assessment he has made of the level of compliance with social distancing measures by (a) criminal and (b) civil courts during the covid-19 outbreak.
  • Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Covid-19: Civil Society and Charities 27 Apr 2020

    I thank the Secretary of State for his previous answer. I have charities that serve my constituents, such as Garden House Hospice, Tilehouse Counselling in Hitchin, the Harpenden Trust and many others. I commend him on the work that he has done with the Treasury on the charities package that has been agreed, but in relation to these quite small charities, can he give some further information...
  • Contingencies Fund Bill 24 Mar 2020

    On that point, has the right hon. Gentleman come across the same thing as I have? I have found that the people who have been asked to give personal guarantees are often the ones with the lowest debt—indeed, no debt—in their businesses, and the people who have found it easier are those who already have a big debt facility with a bank that can be easily extended. It is almost a double...

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Conservative MP for Hitchin and Harpenden

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 2017 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Department for Transport
  • HM Treasury
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Department for Education
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Made Smarter Review
  • Govia Thameslink Railway
  • Pharmacy: Health Services
  • Special Educational Needs: Finance
  • Housing: Construction

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (5 Mar 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (6 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 22 Oct 2018)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 May 2020.

1. Employment and earnings
From 1 February 2018 until 31 January 2020, adviser to the Association of Independent Professionals and Self-employed, Heron House, 10 Dean Farrar Street, London SW1H 0DX. I received £1,500 a month for providing ad hoc advice on policy and general political issues. Hours: 8-10 hrs per month. (Registered 01 January 2018; updated 20 February 2020)
From 4 April 2019 until 1 January 2020, Senior Adviser to Whitworth Brough Ltd, Birchin Court, 20 Birchin Lane, London EC3V 9DU, providing strategic advice on political and economic affairs. I received £1,400 per month for providing strategic advice to the firm and to its clients on macro-political and macro-economic issues. Hours: 4-6 hrs per month. (Registered 26 April 2019; updated 15 January 2020)
14 October 2019, received £500 for giving a speech from Queenswood School, Shepherd’s Way, Brookmans Park, Hatfield AL9 6NS. Hours: 2 hrs. Payment transferred to charity. (Registered 14 October 2019)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Alexis R Procter
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 09 September 2019)
Name of donor: Dean Street Advisers Ltd
Address of donor: Carrington House, 126-130 Regent Street, London W1B 5SE

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: company, registration 08065687

(Registered 10 September 2019)
Name of donor: Mr Richard Pilkington
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 14 October 2019)
Name of donor: Mr Christopher R Hulatt
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 14 October 2019)
Name of donor: Mr Oluwole O Kolade
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 30 October 2019)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Hefin Rees QC
Address of donor: private

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): return flights to Uganda and hotel accommodation, value £1,550

Destination of visit: Uganda

Dates of visit: 22-26 September 2019

Purpose of visit: Charity mission to Uganda as Patron of Harpenden Spotlight on Africa.

(Registered 14 October 2019)
8. Miscellaneous
Member (unpaid) of the Ditchley Foundation's Programme Committee. (Registered 06 July 2017)
From June 2017, Member (unpaid) of the Court of the University of Bedfordshire. (Registered 30 January 2018)
From 13 September 2018, Member (unpaid) of the Financial Inclusion Commission, a cross-party organisation which supports the principle of increased financial inclusion in the UK. (Registered 21 September 2018)
From 22 October 2018, Trustee (unpaid) of the Mitsubishi UFJ Trust Oxford Foundation, which supports the Oxford Union Literary and Debating Trust and through it the charitable activities of the Oxford Union Society. (Registered 05 November 2018)

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