Your Member of Parliament for Harrow East

Andrew Percy MP

Seminar on Hindu Minorities of Bangladesh

In the light of the recent attacks on Hindu minorities in Bangladesh, Bob hosted a seminar in his role of Chair of All Party Parliamentary Group of British Hindus, in association with the BHBCUC UK & Europe in Parliament to discuss the issue. A very well attended programme the seminar saw a wide representation of lawyers, activists, community representatives and Members of Parliament including Virendra Sharma, David Burrowes and Jim Fitzpatrick in attendance. Bob also tabled an Read More →

The Heather Murgett International Food and Costume Day

The Inclusion and Innovation Department of Bentley Wood High School organised an international food and costume day in recognition of Refugee Week and Bob was happy to attend to support the initiative. Traditional food from regions across the world, including the Middle East, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Caribbean, were also provided and served to the community.

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NCRI 'Free Iran' Rally 2016

Bob paid a visit to Paris to attend the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) annual Free Iran rally. Thousands of Iranian ex-pats were in attendance, supporting calls for a democratically elected Government in Iran, as well as drawing attention to the human rights abuses of the current regime to press for freedom.Iran has the highest per capita execution rate in the world and is suffering from severe economic crisis under the current theocratic regime. Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of ...

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Park High School Public Speaking Club

Park High School runs a Public Speaking Club, run by teacher Richard Fowler, for pupils interested in improving their confidence and oral communication and Bob was pleased to host a group in Parliament. The pupils had a chance to quiz him with a Q&A session on all subjects, including topical issues of the day and his own experiences of public speaking, and then went on a guided tour of Parliament.

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2nd International Day of Yoga

After helping to launch the 1st International Day of Yoga last year at Alexandra Palace and in Parliament, Bob participated in the celebrations this year starting with the programme hosted by the High Commission of India at Potters’ Field Park near London Bridge that saw nearly 10,000 people join in various yoga sessions held through the day. Speaking to Yoga novices and enthusiasts at the programme about the value of Yoga and Ayurveda in overall well-being of individuals, Bob joined His Exce...

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Welcoming His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar to London

Bob had the privilege of welcoming His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, founder of the Art of Living Foundation and well known teacher and leader in humanitarian projects, to the UK and to receive his blessings during his recent visit to London. He also had the opportunity to hear him speak at the Royal Albert Hall and experience meditation under his guidance.

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Celebrating Ramadan Iftar with the KSIMC of London

The KSIMC of London is an Islamic community, which has been based at the centre on Wood Lane in Stanmore for more than 30 years. With around 5,000 members, the centre hosts spiritual, social and community events around-the-year, and has a strong tradition of interfaith and outreach work.Bob was honoured to join KSIMC for their Ramadan “iftar”, a gathering to reiterate the moral duty of those of Muslim faith to share their bounties and blessings with others. He is pictured with the President ...

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Society Sunday at Stanmore Baptist Church

Bob was very happy to join in with the Society Sunday celebrations held at Stanmore Baptist Church, held in partnership with Belmont Synagogue and the Shia Islamic Centre, in honour of the life and service of HM The Queen on her official 90th birthday. He was asked to explain his particular vision for how faith communities would be working together in the next 10 years and was keen to espouse the importance of interfaith gatherings, like Society Sunday, in creating positive faith-based partnersh...

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