Your Member of Parliament for Harrow East

Andrew Percy MP

Henry Jackson Society Discussion on Iran Protests

Bob was pleased to host a Henry Jackson Society discussion with Iranian-American democracy and human rights advocate, Mariam Memarsadeghi, Co-Founder & Co-Director of Tavaana: E-Learning Institute for Iranian Civil Society.The subject of the discussion was "Iran Protests: What is the Responsibility of the Free World?", with both speakers arguing that Governments around the world cannot and should not stay silent and should actively support the Iranian people as they strive for democracy, int...

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A New Library for Avanti House Primary School

Avanti House Primary School has been working hard to create a school library for its pupils and Bob was pleased to come along and cut the ribbon for its Grand Opening. In celebration, the children dressed up as their favourite book character - leading to some excellent costume choices - and they also took part in learning experiences to encourage a love of reading throughout the day.

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The Dogs Trust #ShockinglyLegal Campaign

Dogs Trust, the UK’s largest dog welfare charity, has launched its #ShockinglyLegal campaign to urge the Government to ban the sale of electronic shock collars and Bob has pledged his support to help ban the use and sale of these aversive training devices. These torturous devices can send between 100 to 6000 Volts to a dog’s neck and have the capacity to continuously shock a dog for up to 11 terrifying seconds at a time. Research shows that physical effects can include yelping, squealing, c...

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70th Independence Day of Sri Lanka

Bob received a warm welcome from the Council of Sri Lankan Muslim Organisations (COSMOS UK) at a Special Prayer Gathering to commemorate the 70th Independence day of Sri Lanka, held at the Sri Lanka Muslims Cultural Centre on Whitefriars Avenue. He was pleased to meet with the executive Committee members and to speak to members of the community at this auspicious anniversary. Also in attedance was the Mayor of Harrow, Cllr Margaret Davine, the Secretary General of Muslim Council of Britain, Har...

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Wealdstone FC Diamond Jubilee Celebrations

This year marks the 60th Anniversary of Wealdstone FC and the occasion was marked with a Diamond Jubilee Dinner at Ruislip Manor, to which Bob was invited. He is pictured here with the Guest of Honour, Wealdstone FC alumni, Stuart Pearce MBE.

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The NHS70 Parliamentary Awards

A special awards programme is being organised to mark the 70th birthday of the NHS and Bob is taking part by calling for nominations for local 'Health and Care Heroes'. The NHS70 Parliamentary Awards, sponsored by IBM, is part of a range of activities being organised by NHS England and NHS Improvement, working with a wide range of partners, to celebrate the achievements of the NHS and those who work for and with it.Bob is calling for potential nominations in the following categories: The Exce...

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Visit to Whitefriars Primary School

Bob was invited to come and speak to two classes at Whitefriars Primary School and to discuss their project presentations on Britain. He was happy tell them all about the work of their local representatives, to talk about citizenship and what it means to be British and to answer all of their questions.

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Confederation of Indian Industry Showcase

Bob was pleased to attend a prestigious showcase and exhibition of Indian companies in the UK, highlighting the many major success stories of UK-India economic cooperation. The event was organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in association with the Indo-British All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG), with Shri YK Sinha, HE High Commissioner of India to the UK, in attendance. Dr David Landsman OBE, Chair of the CII India Business Forum and Executive Director of Tata Limited chair...

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