Your Member of Parliament for Harrow East

Andrew Percy MP

Mitzvah Day at Stanmore Synagogue

Bob had a busy Mitzvah Day, which fell on Sunday 19th November this year, heading to Stanmore Synagogue to take part in the soup making, tea making and collectathons taking place during the day. There was also a children’s craft fair and Knitathon, and a Seniors Tea for those who also attended the AJEX Parade on that day.  

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DiscoG Coding Grand Opening

Bob was pleased to cut the ribbon at the Grand Opening of DiscoG Coding, a new facility on Belmont Circle which offers tuition and support for young coders. Using the Raspberry Pi computer system, students are given the chance to learn coding, applying logical and analytical thinking and problem solving which will be highly valuable in their future working careers. The local Conservative ward team, Cllr Lynda Seymour, Cllr Manji Kara and Candidate Anjana Patel, were also attending to support the...

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AJEX Remembrance Parade and Ceremony 2017

Bob was honoured to attend the Association of Jewish Ex-Servicemen and Women (AJEX) Annual Remembrance Ceremony at the Cenotaph on Whitehall with a group from Stanmore Synagogue once again this year. It was particularly poignant as 2017 marks the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele and the Middle East Campaign, as well as the 75th anniversary of the Dieppe Raid and the Second Battle of El Alamein.

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India Technology Summit 2017

Bob was pleased to support this year's Europe India Centre for Business & Industry's (EICBI) India Technology Summit in Parliament to mark the start of Global Entrepreneurship Week. The event aimed to establish an understanding of the major technological challenges and opportunities in India and the UK, and to connect and enable people, companies and communities to work together.

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Joint Mitzvah Day & Sewa Day RNOH Renovation

Mitzvah Day and Sewa Day are important days of volunteering for the Jewish and Hindu communites, and Bob got involved in a joint project between the Stanmore and Canons Park Synagogue and the Shree Swaminarayan Temple to renovate the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital's rehabilitation gardens. “It was truly rewarding to see volunteers from two local faith communities come together to help clear the gardens for our incredible Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital,” he said.

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Remembrance Sunday Civic Service 2017

Bob took part in the annual Harrow Remembrance Civic Ceremony once again this year in honour of those who gave their life serving the country. The ceremony featured a parade led by the Glen Trew Pipe Band, poems written by children from schools across Harrow and also held a two minute silence for reflection on those who lost their lives. Also in attendance were, as pictured (left to right), Cllr Stephen Greek, Cllr Pritesh Patel, Cllr Amir Moshenson, Cllr Bharat Thacker, Cllr Paul Osborn, Cllr A...

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Commons vs Lords Bridge Match 2017

In his capacity as Chair of the APPG for Bridge, Bob hosts an annual House of Commons vs House of Lords Bridge Match which pitches Members from both Houses and from all parties against each other for the official Bridge cup. After a strong showing last year from Lords, and good fight this year, the Commons have wrestled the trophy back to the green benches.

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Ending Homelessness Conference

As the creator of the Homelessness Reduction Act, Bob has been in high demand in the lead up to the legislation coming into force in April 2018. He was pleased to open a conference for key stakeholders across the housing sector to give them background for the transition and some advice on how to approach the new challenges posed and the ethos behind the legislation to drive towards the end goal of ending homelessness altogether.

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