Bim Afolami is a Conservative MP, who was elected in 2017 to represent Hitchin and Harpenden.
His family are Nigerien by origin and he has recently written and spoken about the way Black people are perceived in politics.
He talks to Krishnan about his experience within the world of politics, whether political discourse has become too violent and on Scottish independence.
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