Afolami, Bim

Bim Afolami is the Conservative MP for Hitchin and Harpenden, having first been elected to Parliament in 2017.The Hitchin and Harpenden constituency is found within the county of Hertfordshire and covers the towns of Hitchin and Harpenden, as well as the surrounding villages.

Bim was re-elected in the 2019 General Election with a majority of 6,895  over the Liberal Democrats.

He was opposed to Brexit in the 2016 referendum, and worked previously as an advisor to George Osborne.  He supported Boris Johnson in the 2019 Conservative leadership election, but is regarded as sitting more on the centre left of the Conservative Party.

Born in 1986, Bim was educated at Eton and Oxford University. Bim worked as a corporate lawyer at HSBC, before being elected to Parliament.

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