House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 26 April 2021

Afolami, Bim (Hitchin and Harpenden)

Afolami, Bim (Hitchin and Harpenden)

1. Employment and earnings

From 15 June 2020 until 16 July 2020, adviser to Time Partners, New Derwent House, 69-73 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TA. I received £3,000 a month for acting as a consultant to the merchant banking business. Hours: 10-15 hrs per month. (Registered 24 June 2020; updated 03 August 2020)

From 27 November 2020 until further notice, non-executive director of Apprentify Limited, Crown House, Manchester Road, Wilmslow, SK9 1BH, an organisation which helps provide apprenticeships to young people. I receive £2,500 per month for an expected commitment of 8–10 hours per month. (Registered 07 December 2020)

Payment of £1,000 expected from DMG Media Ltd/Associated Newspapers Ltd, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry St, Kensington, London W8 5TT, for an article written for the Mail on Sunday on 24 October 2020. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 22 December 2020)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: (1) The Great Britain China Centre with sponsorship from Prudential PLC and China International Capital Corporation; (2) China Youth Federation
Address of donor: (1) 15 Belgrave Square, Belgravia, London SW1X 8PS; (2) 10 Qianmen Dongdajie, Dongcheng District, Beijing
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) International Flights £1,586.50; (2) Accommodation £292.74 and transport £215.19, total £507.93
Destination of visit: Beijing
Dates of visit: 28 July - 2 August 2019
Purpose of visit: To participate in the 2019 Young Leaders Roundtable, alongside other MPs.
(Registered 14 August 2020)

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 27th April 2021