Bim Afolami

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Conservative

Member for Hitchin and Harpenden

bim.afolami.mp@parliament.uk / BimAfolami

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Significant Hitchin and Harpenden Petitions

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
203,235
Petition Closed

Rescind Art.50 if Vote Leave has broken Electoral Laws regarding 2016 referendum

Gov Responded - 9 Jan 2019 Debated on - 10 Sep 2018 View Bim Afolami's petition debate contributions
12 Jan 2019
closed 1 year, 6 months ago

If Vote Leave has broken any laws regarding overspending in 2016 EU referendum then Art.50 should be immediately withdrawn and full EU membership continued.


Most recent EDMs signed by Bim Afolami

Date Tabled Title Signatures
5 Feb 2018
Bim Afolami signed this EDM on Thursday 22nd February 2018

FLY TIPPING AND COMMUNITY PAYBACK

Tabled by: Sir Mike Penning (Conservative - Hemel Hempstead)
That this House calls on the Secretary of State for Justice to simplify the court process for the prosecution of fly-tippers; and to introduce community payback sentencing for fly-tippers to help address the increase in illegal fly tipping.
45 signatures
(Most recent: 21 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 24
Conservative: 13
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
25 Oct 2017
Bim Afolami signed this EDM on Thursday 23rd November 2017

DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT

Tabled by: Daniel Zeichner (Labour - Cambridge)
That this House notes the findings published by Leonard Cheshire Disability, as part of its Untapped Talent campaign on disability employment, that 60 per cent of young disabled people said they did not receive the right support in order to move towards employment; encourages the Government to do more to …
59 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 28
Scottish National Party: 17
Independent: 5
Conservative: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Green Party: 1
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Commons initiatives

Bim Afolami has not been granted any Urgent Questions in the current sitting

2 Adjournment Debates led by Bim Afolami

Date Forum Title
4 Jun 2019 Commons Chamber Transport in Hertfordshire
18 Apr 2018 Commons Chamber Thameslink Upgrades

3 Bills introduced by Bim Afolami

Title Bill Type Last Event Next Event Date Last Updated
British Library Board (Power to Borrow) Bill 2019-21
Presented by Bim Afolami (Conservative)
Private Members' Bill
Ballot Bill
2nd reading: House of Commons 13 Mar 2020, 4:19 p.m.

A Bill to provide the British Library Board with a power to borrow money.

Prisons (Substance Testing) Bill 2017-19
Presented by Bim Afolami (Conservative)
Private Members' Bill
Ten Minute Bill
1st reading: House of Commons 17 April, 2018 23 Nov 2018, 11:18 a.m.

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to make provision about substance testing in prisons and similar institutions.

Rail Passenger (Compensation) Bill 2017-19
Presented by Bim Afolami (Conservative)
Private Members' Bill
Presentation Bill
1st reading: House of Commons (no debate) 5 Jul 2018, 12:08 p.m.

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to make provision for a single compensation scheme for passengers across train operators; to require train operators to pay automatic compensation to season ticket holders and certain other passengers where certain standards of service are not met; to allow train operators to recover compensation paid to passengers from Network Rail in certain circumstances; to establish a body to administer rail compensation; and for connected purposes.

Bim Afolami has not supported any legislation in the current parliamentary sitting