Your Member of Parliament for Harrow East

Andrew Percy MP

APPG on Smoking and Health

As an active campaigner against smoking, Bob was pleased to again be elected Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Smoking and Health at an AGM held jointly with the APPG on Baby Loss. Together, the groups also launched the Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group’s new report on training in relation to the maternity workforce.

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APPG on British Jews

The All Party Parliamentary Group on British Jews was reconstituted for the new Parliament and Bob was elected Secretary by his colleagues. The purpose of the group, which is Chaired by Conservative MP Oliver Dowden, is promote understanding of the needs of UK 's Jewish community and to celebrate the culture and the achievements of the community.

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The 'Send My Friend to School' Campaign

Kingsley High School is a special needs school for young people aged from 11-19 and Bob was pleased to make a visit to hear about their 'Send my friend to school' campaign. The aim of the campaign was to promote the value of quality education for all children around the world and Bob enjoyed seeing the jigsaw piece messages created by students taking part.

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Guide Dogs UK Campaign on Pavement Parking

Guide Dogs UK held an event for their campaign to keep parked cars and other obstacles off our pavements and Bob attended to show his support. He heard from guide dog owners on how parked cars and street clutter blocking the pavement force them to walk in the road and into the path of traffic they cannot see. According to a Guide Dogs survey, 97% of blind and partially sighted people have encountered obstacles on the pavement, and 9 out of 10 have had problems with pavement parked cars. Guide Do...

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Meeting with SafeSpace Pendle

Bob was pleased to meet with representatives of SafeSpace, a homelessness charity from Pendle, alongside Andrew Stephenson MP, to discuss his Homelessness Reduction Act.SafeSpace is a supported accommodation project for 16–25 year olds who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, providing 15 fully furnished flats and 4 emergency en-suite rooms while a support team helps youngsters with independent living skills.

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NCRI 'Free Iran' Rally 2017

Bob once again attended the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) annual Free Iran rally alongside thousands of Iranian ex-pats and dignitaries from around the world. The aim of the rally is to call for a democratically elected Government in Iran and to draw more attention to the human rights abuses of the current regime. Maryam Rajavi is the President-elect of the NCRI and leader of the movement to press for democracy in the region.

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India-UK Trade Event

Bob was pleased to speak at an event organised by the Indo-British All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG), and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), and to meet a delegation of CEOs and other senior business leaders from India, including Chief Executives of Apollo Hospitals, Cadila Pharmaceuticals, Forbes Marshall, Genpact, IL&FS, Jetline Group and Triveni Turbines. The event provided a forum for MPs and attendees to discuss future India-UK trade and investment opportunities.

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Harrow Relay for Life 2017

Cancer Research UK hold an annual Harrow Relay for life and Candle of Hope Ceremony at the Bannister Sports Centre and Bob was honoured to come along and speak at the cermeony. He praised the work of everyone taking part and spoke about about how important it is for the community in Harrow to come together each year and support those who have suffered or are still suffering from cancer.

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