House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 22 June 2020

Afolami, Bim (Hitchin and Harpenden)

Afolami, Bim (Hitchin and Harpenden)

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)

 

Prepared 23rd June 2020