Your Member of Parliament for Harrow East

Andrew Percy MP

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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Belmont School

Bob visited Belmont School to meet the members of the School Council. A lively question and answer session with each member of the School Council asking their own question of Bob. At the end of the session, Bob asked the members of the School Council if they wanted him to come back again to continue the debate. There was a unanimous vote in favour! Bob commented, “These question and answer session are always challenging but enjoyable and they begin the process of engaging young people in the p...

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JKSM Diwali Programme

Bob was guest of honour at the JKSM Diwali Programme at Harrow leisure Centre. The event was extremely well attended with a mixture of different types of entertainment including comedy, music and dance.  

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Streatfield Health Centre

Bob visited the Steatfield Health Centre to see at first hand the refurbishment of the health centre and to talk to the staff about proposed improvements to local health services.

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Olympic tickets

Bob Blackman calls on constituents to 'Sign Up' for ticket information for London 2012 and for schools to register with the Get Set education network. Bob Blackman attended an event hosted in Parliament by London 2012 which provided members with information on the ticketing process, as well as promoting London 2012's 'Sign Up' ticketing campaign and the schools Get Set education network.  

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National Curry Awards

Bob attended the National Curry Awards and was asked to give out the prize to the best newcomer. This award was for the best new Curry restaurant that opened this year. The award was won by Mem Saab in Leicester.

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National Sewa and Mitzvah Day

Bob visited several events on Sewa and Mitzvah day including the efforts to request customers to donate food outside Sainsbury’s and other shops in Edgware, Harrow and Golder’s Green. Bob also visited the Ashiana function in Harrow High School where the young people served food and entertained the elderly.

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