Your Member of Parliament for Harrow East

Andrew Percy MP

William Hill Charity Bet

After visiting one of our local William Hill betting shops to place a charity bet during the UEFA Euros 2016, Bob was able to return to donate his original stake of £50 to his chosen charity, St Luke's Hospice in Harrow.

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Battle of Britain Service of Thanksgiving

Following on with the tradition of the Borough’s Battle of Britain Thanksgiving Service, Bob attended the service at St John's once again to commemorate the battle and remember those who lost their lives in World War 2. He was joined by local Councillors including Cllr Pritesh Patel, Cllr Kanti Rabadia and Cllr Ameet Jogia (pictured left to right).

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Paddy Power Charity Bet

Bob visited a local Paddy Power shop to meet local staff and discuss the work being done by the company to encourage responsible gambling. He was also able to place a £25 charity bet, so naturally went for Spurs to beat Sunderland AFC.

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Onam Feast Festival

Onam is the most important festival of the Indian State of Kerala and a celebration took place in Parliament to mark the occasion. Bob was invited to join in with the event, which was hosted by Kerala Link, a leading community Newspaper in the UK, together with the Kerala Business Forum and the British South India Business Council. The festival is intended as a celebration of the home coming of Kerala's legendary ruler, King Mahabali. During his reign people were happy, content, prosperous and ...

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Report Launch on Green Belt Protection

Bob was invited to speak at an event held by the London Green Belt Council and the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) Metropolitan branches to launch their report entited 'The London Metropolitan Green Belt: “Safe Under Us”?', which was an investigation into potential threats from housebuilding in the London Metropolitan Green Belt. Bob reflected on the work of the Communities and Local Government Select Committee and the way forward for protecting the Green Belt in London generally.

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Meeting on Justice for Equitable Life Policyholders

Now that the All Party Parliamentary Group for Justice for Equitable Life Policyholders has been reconstituted and a new set of Government Ministers are installed at the Treasury, Bob was eager to meet with Paul Braithwaite and Paul Weir from the Equitable Members' Action Group (EMAG) to discuss next steps in the fight to secure compensation for victims of the scandal, which saw thousands of people suffer major loses on their pensions in the 1990s due to regulatory maladministration.

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Ganesh Chaturthi Community Event

Bob was pleased to host a community event to honour visiting Hindu priests and personalities for Ganesh Chaturthi, the Hindu festival celebrated in honour of the elephant-headed god, Ganesha. It was held in partnership with Harrow's International Siddhashram Shakti Center (ISSC).

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CPA UK Delegation Visits India

Bob took part in a Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) UK visit to Punjab and Haryana in India, which was organised in collaboration with the British High Commission in New Delhi and its counterparts across the region. The purpose of the visit was to strengthen links between UK Parliamentarians and their counterparts in the State Assemblies of Pubjab and Haryana, as well as to promote a better understanding of civil society issues, including the rights of faith communities, representati...

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