Bim Afolami

Bim Afolami is the Conservative MP for Hitchin and Harpenden, and has been an MP continuously since 8 June 2017.

Registered Interests

The Register of Members’ Financial Interests is updated fortnightly online when the House is sitting, and less frequently at other times. Interests remain in the Register for twelve months after the interest has ended.

The interests set out below are those included in the most recently published version of the Register. All versions of the Register can be found here.

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. (Registered 6 June 2022)
    • 8 July 2022, received £2,275 for appearing on the News Desk and other programmes. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 15 July 2022)
    • 15 August 2022, received £2,600 for appearing on the News Desk and other programmes. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 5 September 2022)
    • 24 October 2022, received £3,900 for appearing on the News Desk and other programmes. Hours: 9 hrs. (Registered 3 November 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)
  • Name of donor: Oliver R M Maughan
    Address of donor: private
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £70,000 to support my office work
    Date received: 1 July 2022
    Date accepted: 21 July 2022
    Donor status: individual
    (Registered 26 July 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)

4. Visits outside the UK

  • Name of donor: Franco-British Colloque Ltd
    Address of donor: Station House, Station Approach, East Horsley KT24 6QX
    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Two nights' accommodation including meals, value £1,054
    Destination of visit: Versailles, France
    Dates of visit: 30 June - 2 July 2022
    Purpose of visit: To participate in the Franco-British Colloque.
    (Registered 15 July 2022)

8. Miscellaneous

  • Member (unpaid) of the Ditchley Foundation's Programme Committee. (Registered 6 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 5 November 2018)
  • From 11 February 2022, Vice Chairman of the Conservative Party. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 11 April 2022)
  • From 20 June 2022, Member of the Advisory Board of the Nick Maughan Foundation, which works to further a range of philanthropic initiatives in education, the environment and civic support schemes for disenfranchised communities. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 20 June 2022)
  • From 20 June 2022, Member of the Advisory Board of the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit, a non-profit organisation that supports informed debate on energy and climate change issues in the UK. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 20 June 2022)