Your Member of Parliament for Harrow East

Andrew Percy MP

Holocaust Memorial Day 2017

Bob made sure that Holocaust Memorial Day would be properly commemorated in Parliament by tabling an Early Day Motion to honour holocaust survivors, by taking part in a Holocaust Memorial Day debate in the chamber and also by signing the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment.Friday 27th January marks the anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration and death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, the site of the la...

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Greek Community New Year Lunch

The St Panteleimon Greek Orthodox Church on Kenton Road held a fabulous community lunch for Harrow Senior Citizens and Bob enjoyed coming along, at the kind invitation of Father Salapatas, to join in with the New Year celebration and to speak to everyone attending.

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Lohri Celebrations

Bob celebrated the Indian winter harvest festival of Lohri with the communities from Jammu & Kashmir with the ceremonial bonfire and drumbeats along with traditional songs from the region. The programme was organised by the Voice of Dogras, who presented Bob the image of the Clock Tower of Old Jammu City, India.

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Dinner and Discussion with the Palmerston Society

Harrow School's Palmerston Society kindly invited Bob to join them for dinner and discussion on political subjects of the day. The society, which is named after the Old Harrovian and 19th century Prime Minister, Henry John Temple 3rd Viscount Palmerston, and which is run by their 6th Form boys, has previously held events with Lord Michael Howard, Lord Robin Butler, Shami Chakrabarti and Natalie Bennett.

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Conservative Friends of Cyprus New Year's Reception

Bob enjoyed attending the Conservative Friends of Cyprus New Year's Reception and 'Vasilopita' cutting ceremony.The cutting of the 'Vasilopita' is an annual Cypriot tradition to bless and bring good fortune for the year ahead. Whilst Cypriot families and communities across the UK mark this occasion, this was the first occasion it was marked in Parliament.

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Visit to Stanmore Delivery Office

Bob made his annual visit to the Stanmore Delivery Office to thank local postmen and women for their hard work during Royal Mail’s busiest period. He was shown around the office by Delivery Office Manager, Derek Squires, and was introduced to the postmen and women, who are pulling out all the stops to sort and deliver mail in the Harrow East area over the Christmas period. As Royal Mail’s 500th anniversary draws to a close, the festive period provides an opportunity to reflect on the centuri...

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BBC Sunday Politics Report on Homelessness

Bob went out onto the streets of London with charity St Mungo's for a BBC Sunday Politics report on homelessness and its associated problems. The segment can be viewed until 17th January online, here (starts at the 50:52 mark). ...

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Conservative Friends of Bangladesh 10th Anniversary Dinner

As Vice Chair of the Conservative Friends of Bangladesh, Bob was delighted to attend their 10th Anniversary Dinner at the Copthorne Tara Hotel and to speak about the importance of continued strong relations between our contries.CFoB is a member led organisation ahich aims to promote the culture, successes and values of British Bangladeshi community, as well as working towards closer relations between the Conservative Party and the British Bangladeshi community as a whole.

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