Name: Mr Bim Afolami
Born: 11 February 1986
Constituency: Hitchin and Harpenden.
Mr Abimbola “Bim” Afolami was born to a Nigerian couple in Crowthorne, Berkshire. His father, Samuel is a consultant, and his mother is a pharmacist.
Bim Afolami spent his formative years studying at the Bishopsgate School, Eton College, and University College at Oxford. He earned his degree from Oxford University, served as an officer of the Oxford Union Society, and played football for the college team.
After a career in law, he became an MP and was elected to represent the people of Hitchin.
Mr Bim Afolami was appointed a parliamentary private secretary for the Department of Transport in September of 2018.
In December, Afolami announced his support for Theresa May’s Brexit deal.
“Afolami said he supported the Prime Minister because he was confident in her leadership and believed she would deliver a withdrawal agreement which was good for Britain.”
The PRASEG is chaired by Abimbola “Bim” Afolami. The PRASEG is a cross-parliamentary group presenting the widest range and most powerful representation of every major party on energy and climate change in Westminster.
In this position, Afolami plays a key role in providing parliamentary activity to the UK’s Presidency of COP26.
Last Election Results:
Mr Afolami won 27,719 votes out of a possible 5,8851. This represents a 47.1% majority in his constituency. There was a voter turnout of 77.1%.
Voting History Snapshot
Voted Aye to the Nationality and Borders Bill: Second Reading.
Voted Nay to the Armed Forces Bill: Report Stage: Amendment 2.
Voted Aye to the Treasury update on international aid.
Voted Nay to the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill: Report Stage: New Clause 98.