Bim Afolami

MP, Hitchin and Harpenden

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Hitchin and Harpenden Conservative

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Last updated: 18 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Luton Airport Expansion 9 Jan 2018

    I beg to move, That this House has considered Luton airport expansion. It is a great pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Gray, and to speak in my first Westminster Hall debate on a subject of great interest to my constituents and of importance to the whole region. I thank the Minister for being here to respond to the debate. I wish him all the luck in the world in whatever may...
  • Luton Airport Expansion 9 Jan 2018

    I thank my right hon. Friend for that intervention. To add to his point, which I agree with entirely, it is my case that the proposed expansion of Luton airport to the level of 38 million passengers is first unsustainable and unsuitable for the local area that includes not just my constituency but his and that of my hon. Friend the Member for St Albans (Mrs Main), and secondly—this is...
  • Luton Airport Expansion 9 Jan 2018

    I thank my right hon. Friend for that. Perhaps it is because I am new—perhaps I am optimistic and generous—but I do agree with him that trust is crucial. Trust between the citizen and Government, both local and national, is one of the most fundamental underpinnings of our or any democracy. Many of my constituents have lost trust in recent borough council management of the...

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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 Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • HM Treasury
  • Department for Education
  • Department for Transport
  • Department for Digital
  • Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Made Smarter Review
  • NHS: Social Services
  • Industry: Training
  • Income Tax: Tax Rates and Bands
  • Jagtar Singh Johal

Currently held offices

  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (since 6 Nov 2017)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

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  • Has spoken in 14 debates since joining Parliament — well below average amongst MPs. See all Bim Afolami’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 19 written questions since joining Parliament — average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 95.24% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 20 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Jan 2018.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Peter Cruddas
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 for my election campaign

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 July 2017)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Peter Cruddas
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket to the Conservative Summer Party, value £1,500

Date received: 5 July 2017

Date accepted: 5 July 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 July 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
Member (unpaid) of the Ditchley Foundation's Programme Committee. (Registered 06 July 2017)

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