Your Member of Parliament for Harrow East

Andrew Percy MP

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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Supporting the FirmFoundation Night Shelter

Bob once again made his annual visit to the FirmFoundation night shelter to support the work of this exceptional local charity as it provides a place for single homeless people to sleep during the coldest months of the year. FirmFoundation will be running its night shelter all the way through to the 25th March and will also be hosting a 'Big Sleep Out' in the grounds of Harrow School on 28th April, with all funds going towards helping the homeless.

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World Cancer Day 2018

Bob joined Cancer Research UK researchers and ambassadors at an event for World Cancer Day, which is marked to raise awareness of cancer and to promote its prevention, detection and treatment. One in two people born after 1960 in the UK will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lifetime and although survival has doubled since the early 1970s, Cancer Research UK needs everyone to act right now to help speed up progress and see more people survive the disease.

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The Mosaic Jewish Community Holocaust Memorial Events

The Mosaic Jewish Community hosted a Holocaust Memorial Event at Northwood Synagogue for Harrow students from six local schools and Bob joined them for a survivor talk, with Susan Pollack MBE, sharing her harrowing experiences. This was followed by workshops and a moving candle lighting ceremony. The MJC is part of a consortium of Synagogues based across Middlesex and Hertfordshire.

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The Royal British Legion ‘Count Them In’ Campaign

Bob has declared his support for The Royal British Legion and Poppyscotland’s ‘Count Them In’ campaign, which calls for the Armed Forces community to be included as a topic in the next Census. He is photographed here with David, a veteran he met in Parliament to discuss the campaign. It has been estimated that there are currently between 6.5 million and 6.7 million members of the Armed Forces community living in the UK, representing about a tenth of the population. However, little is curre...

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The Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment 2018

Bob has once again signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment to pledge his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day, honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people today. Saturday 27th January will mark the anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration and death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, the site of the largest mass murder in history.

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