Your Member of Parliament for Harrow East

Andrew Percy MP

Park High School

Bob visited Park High School to see at first hand the need for capital investment in the school, particularly to provide decent eating facilities for the young people at lunchtime. Bob also met both staff and the School Council in a lively question and answer session.

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Earl of Aberdeen Memorial Service

Bob attended the memorial service for the 4th Earl of Aberdeen, who died on the 14th December 1860 and is buried in Stanmore. George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen was a distinguished Prime Minister and excelled in diplomatic activity. The service to commemorate his life and work was well attended by people across Harrow as well as a number of civic dignitaries.

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CFI Lunch

Bob attended the Conservative Friends of Israel Lunch to hear keynote addresses by the Israeli Ambassador and David Cameron. David Cameron reiterated his support for the State of Israel and his strong support for the success of the peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians.

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Harrow Carers

Bob visited Harrow Carers to see their new premises and meet both the staff and clients. The National Lottery has helped fund activities of the organisation which provides much needed support to the weak and vulnerable. Bob heard at first hand that Harrow Council has reduced funding to this organisation by 30%. Bob condemned this decision as an organisation such as Harrow Carers saves Harrow Council substantial amounts of money by providing help and support to allow independent living for weak a...

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Harrow Association for Disabled People

Bob visited Harrow Association for Disabled People to see at first hand how National Lottery funding had been invested to transform their reception area and also to develop their website. HADP have been doing good work on behalf of the community for many years. HADP occupy offices in Wealdstone and the reception area was in severe need of modernisation. National Lottery funding has helped transform the reception area into a welcoming environment fit for purpose for the modern age. The website h...

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9th Kenton Scout Group

Bob visited the 9th Kenton Scout Group to see how they have used National Lottery money to improve their storage facilities. This project supports young people developing their talents and encouraging a healthy lifestyle incorporating a spirit of adventure and desire to help other people. Bob is a Queens Scout and strongly supports initiatives to promote scouting in Harrow.  

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Supporting the Foetal Anticonvulsant Syndrome group

Bob joined with members of the Foetal Anticonvulsant Syndrome group to hand in a petition to 10 Downing Street in support of their campaign for reinstatement of legal aid. The children of the group were all born severely disabled which they claim is as a result of their mothers taking drugs to control epilepsy during pregnancy.

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Bob Blackman’s Visit to Krishna Avanti School

Krishna Avanti School in Edgware is a credit to the education system of the United Kingdom. It was developed with the approval of Conservative-run Harrow Council against opposition from other political parties. Although the development of the school was not universally accepted by all the people living locally, the end result has been excellent facilities and excellent teaching for children attending. Hopefully, the school will shortly expand to allow even more children to gain from the ethos of...

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