An evening with Bim Afolami, MP for Hitchin and Harpenden, and the Rt Hon Baroness Morgan of Cotes on Friday, 3 April 2020

biz4Biz Politico events will present topical views delivered by Government Ministers at a series of evening dinner events which will be organised by biz4Biz and hosted by Bim Afolami MP.

These events provide members and guests the opportunity to meet with the people who decide on the country’s direction of travel and provide an insight into policy making decisions and outcomes. Keeping in touch with people and businesses is key to Ministers and MPs and these events provide them a real opportunity to fully understand what is happening in the county and how best to direct the country’s future.

Nicky Morgan, Rt Hon The Baroness Morgan of Cotes

Rt Hon The Baroness Morgan of Cotes

Nicky Morgan, Baroness Morgan of Cotes, was the Member of Parliament for Loughborough from the 2010 general election until 2019 when she decided to stand down as an MP.

In office she served as Economic Secretary to the Treasury and as Financial Secretary to the Treasury, Secretary of State for Education and Minister for Women and Equalities. In July 2017, she was elected Chair of the Treasury Select Committee following the 2017 general election. In 2019 she was appointed Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.

In October 2019, Morgan announced that she would stand down as an MP at the 2019 general election. In December 2019, it was announced she would be created a life peer and would continue in her role as Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, unelected.

Bim Afolami, MP for Hitchin and Harpenden

Bim Afolami, MP for Hitchin and Harpenden

Bim Afolami was elected to Parliament as MP for Hitchin and Harpenden at the 2017 General Election. Afolami is Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Credit Unions and a Commissioner for the Financial Inclusion Commission, a financial inclusion campaign group.

Afolami campaigned for improved rail services following Govia Thameslink's announcement of timetable changes in May 2018 and was subsequently appointed Parliamentary Private Secretary in the Department for Transport.

Before entering politics Bim spent ten years in the City advising some of the biggest companies in the world, both British and international – first as a corporate lawyer at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, then as a senior executive at HSBC.

Bim Afolami, MP for Hitchin and Harpenden

Book a place

The event takes place on Friday, 3 April 2020 at the Needham House Hotel in Little Wymondley.

A three-course meal will be served. There will be a vegan option.

Nicky Morgan will speak about her time in government and there will be a Q&A session.

Ticket prices:

£95 + VAT for biz4Biz members

£145 + VAT for non-members

You can book and pay online.

If you are a biz4Biz member you will be prompted for a member discount code. Please call the biz4Biz Secretariat on 01462 478031 if you need a code.

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