Your Member of Parliament for Harrow East

Andrew Percy MP

Meeting with the Azerbaijani Ambassador

In his role as Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Azerbaijan, Bob was very happy to provide a platform for the Azerbaijani Ambassador, His Excellency Tahir Taghizade, to give a briefing on developments in the region to MPs at an open meeting of the APPG. Given the country's proximity to Russia, Turkey and Iran, issues related to the recent vote in Parliament on Syria and the volatile situation in neighbouring regions, as well as the political situation following its own recent ele...

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Artisan Place Grand Opening

It was a pleasure for Bob to cut the ribbon for the Grand Opening of 'Artisan Place', a new development in Harrow, and to see the housing units on offer from Barrett Homes. A great deal of work has been done to regenerate the land and create a pleasant environment for residents with affordability for local people also taken into account. With schemes like the Government's Help to Buy really making a difference to the purchasing power of young working families, we need quality developments like ...

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Harrow Mencap Panel Discussion

Bob took part in a Harrow Mencap panel discussion, held at the Harrow Baptist Church, to discuss support for people with disabilities and debate current Government policy measures related to PIP, ESA and WRAG benefit packages. Local MPs Nick Hurd (Ruislip Northwood and Pinner) and Gareth Thomas (Harrow West) also attended to take part in the discussion.

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Friends of the RNOH Donation

Bob was on hand to bid a final farewell to the Friends of the Royal National Orthopedic Hospital charity and to thank them for the exceptional fundraising work they have done over the years. The charity made its final donation of £375,000 to the hospital and its legacy will live on as the money raised is used to fund a variety of vital projects, including a new Paediatric Outpatients Department and an expansion of its Spinal Cord Injury Centre.

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Mitzvah Day 2015

Mitzvah Day is a day of Jewish led social action where volunteers come together for numerous projects to support charities in our local communities. This year Bob was pleased to take part in a number of events, starting with a partnership between Stanmore Baptist Church and Belmont Synagogue to do a local clean up and then joining in with various events at the synagogue. He also went on to take part in activities in Stanmore Synagogue and then lent a hand to the Norwood charity for their Mitzvah...

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11th International Leadership Symposium on Ethics in Business

Bob was pleased to deliver a speech at the World Forum for Ethics in Business annual International Leadership Symposium on Ethics in Business at the European Parliament Brussels. The event was held to highlight the importance of both the public and private sectors taking responsible action towards positive social impact with initiatives to foster long-term sustainable growth and individual wellbeing.

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Prime Minister Modi Visits the UK

Bob was honoured to welcome the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, to the UK and to participate in the largest ever community reception which was extended to him by the Indian diaspora in the UK. Among the hundreds of performers from up and down the country who entertained a 60,000 strong crowd of well wishes at Wembley Stadium, there were also several talented artists and children from Harrow. During the visit, Bob was able to raise some of the issues affecting the Indian community in the...

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Remembrance Sunday 2015

Bob was laid a wreath at the War Memorial outside the Civic Centre once again this year. The annual event is held in October to honour veterans as well as those who gave their lives to serve the nation and this year it the procession was led by Pipers of the Glen Trew Pipe Band. Lord Popat (pictured) was also in attendance.

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