Bim Afolami

Conservative MP for Hitchin and Harpenden


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Bim Afolami’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Treasury: Fuels: Taxation 20 Jun 2022

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the total amount raised by HM Treasury is on taxes relating to fuel sold to (a) domestic and (b) business consumers for every fiscal year since 2010 in both (i) nominal and (ii) inflation adjusted terms.
  • UK Gross Domestic Product 13 Jun 2022

    Much of the discussion in the House today has been about the fiscal aspects of inflation, but a huge part of the rise in inflation in this country and across the western world is the monetary system, in particular quantitative easing, which has continued long beyond the financial crisis, when it was put in place. We all know the Bank of England is independent in setting interest rates, but...
  • Treasury: Investment in UK Infrastructure 17 May 2022

    I welcome the Government’s increased investment in infrastructure, but as the Minister knows, for the investment to be most useful we need to improve the deliverability of that infrastructure practically on the ground. Could she set out further what the Government are doing to improve the efficacy of all of that money going into infrastructure so that it actually gets delivered?

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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Charities Bill [HL] Committee (since 19 Jan 2022)
  • Member, Charities Bill [HL] Second Reading Committee (since 12 Jan 2022)
  • Member, Dormant Assets Bill [HL] Committee (since 15 Dec 2021)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Consolidation, &c., 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Jun 2022.

1. Employment and earnings
From 27 November 2020 until 31 January 2022, non-executive director of Apprentify Limited, Crown House, Manchester Road, Wilmslow SK9 1BH, an organisation which helps provide apprenticeships to young people. I received £2,500 per month for an expected commitment of 8–10 hours per month. (Registered 07 December 2020; updated 16 February 2022)
From 28 April 2022, I am a regular panellist for Talk TV, 1 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9GF. Payments will be listed below. (Registered 06 June 2022)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Hitchin and Harpenden Portcullis Club
Address of donor: PO Box 1241, Harpenden AL1 9JF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Date received: 15 November 2021

Date accepted: 15 November 2021

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 25 November 2021)
Name of donor: Hitchin and Harpenden Portcullis Club
Address of donor: PO Box 1241, Harpenden AL1 9JF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Date received: 1 February 2022

Date accepted: 1 February 2022

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 15 February 2022)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: BPI
Address of donor: Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7JA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two hospitality tickets to the Brit awards, total value £1,700

Date received: 8 February 2022

Date accepted: 8 February 2022

Donor status: company, registration 01132389

(Registered 21 February 2022)
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)
From 11 February 2022, Vice Chairman of the Conservative Party. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 11 April 2022)

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