Your Member of Parliament for Harrow East

Andrew Percy MP

Jain APPG Ahimsa Day

The Institute of Jainology (IoJ), the international Jain organisation promoting Jainism in government and inter-religious affairs, held its 16th Annual Ahimsa Day in Parliament and Bob attended as Vice Chair of the APPG on Jainism to speak on the issue of caste legislation and its effect on the Indian community in Britain.

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Jain International Trade Organisation Event

The Institute of Jainology held an event in Parliament for over 200 Jain business people from 16 countries and Bob was pleased to host the event to promote trade and investment with the UK. The Rt Hon Greg Hands MP, Minister of State for Trade Policy and the Minister for London, kindly attended at Bob's invitation. After the event, a prestigious dinner was held for delegates.

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Mrs India UK Grand Finale 2017

Bob was happy to take part as Guest of Honour for the Mrs India UK Grand Finale this year, supporting this annual Beauty Pageant which aims to support the talents and ambitions of Indian married women. This year's winner was Prad Punekar, and the event took place in partnership with Zee TV, Sapnay, the East London Beauty Academy, Enfield Riders, Nikaza and also included an awareness drive on allergies, on behalf of the Nainika Tikoo Memorial Foundation.

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Baby Loss Awareness Week 2017

Almost 40 charities working on baby and child issues, the All Party Parliamentary Group on Baby Loss, partner organisations, health professionals, as well as countless parents and families supported Baby Loss Awareness Week, both in the UK and across the world. Bob showed his support by attending a reception to support awareness of the emotional impact of such a loss and also to highlight the work of bereavement care services in the aftermath.

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World Tourism Day

In his capacity as Chair of the APPG for British Hindus, Bob hosted an event in partnership with the Sanskruti Centre for Cultural Excellence to celebrate World Tourism Day. It was supported by the Department of Culture in the Government of Tripura and the Department of Culture in the Government of Assam, with the heads of Visit Britain and Incredible India speaking. This year's event coincides with the UK India Year of Culture so it was particularly pertenent to celebrate the tourism potential ...

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Bob Backs British Farming

Farming in the South East contributes £880 million to the local economy and provides 47,246 jobs, and Bob attended an event to help raise awareness of the vital role that South East farmers are contributing to the economy. He also wore a special pin in Parliament in support.The event in Westminster was held by the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) as a rallying call to MPs to support British farming during this particularly crucial period for British farming, with the Brexit negotiations in motio...

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The 'Save Girls, Educate Girls' Campaign

Bharulata Kamble, who recently completed a solo car journey across 32 countries and the Arctic circle, invited Bob to join her at an event in Parliament in aid of the 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' campaign, which translates as 'Save Girls, Educate Girls', to spread the message of female empowerment and education.The campaign was initiated by the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, in an effort to end the gender-selective abortion of female foetuses. The issue of female foeticide remains an issue ...

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Harrow Youth Parliament Update

Bob had a meeting with Dara Foody (pictured) and his colleagues from the Harrow Youth Parliament for an update on their activies and to engage with their views on school budgets, votes at 16, and the curriculum for life. There was also a lively discussion on Harrow Council and issues in our local area.

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