Your Member of Parliament for Harrow East

Andrew Percy MP

The Dogs Trust #ShockinglyLegal Campaign

Dogs Trust, the UK’s largest dog welfare charity, has launched its #ShockinglyLegal campaign to urge the Government to ban the sale of electronic shock collars and Bob has pledged his support to help ban the use and sale of these aversive training devices. These torturous devices can send between 100 to 6000 Volts to a dog’s neck and have the capacity to continuously shock a dog for up to 11 terrifying seconds at a time. Research shows that physical effects can include yelping, squealing, c...

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70th Independence Day of Sri Lanka

Bob received a warm welcome from the Council of Sri Lankan Muslim Organisations (COSMOS UK) at a Special Prayer Gathering to commemorate the 70th Independence day of Sri Lanka, held at the Sri Lanka Muslims Cultural Centre on Whitefriars Avenue. He was pleased to meet with the executive Committee members and to speak to members of the community at this auspicious anniversary. Also in attedance was the Mayor of Harrow, Cllr Margaret Davine, the Secretary General of Muslim Council of Britain, Har...

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Wealdstone FC Diamond Jubilee Celebrations

This year marks the 60th Anniversary of Wealdstone FC and the occasion was marked with a Diamond Jubilee Dinner at Ruislip Manor, to which Bob was invited. He is pictured here with the Guest of Honour, Wealdstone FC alumni, Stuart Pearce MBE.

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The NHS70 Parliamentary Awards

A special awards programme is being organised to mark the 70th birthday of the NHS and Bob is taking part by calling for nominations for local 'Health and Care Heroes'. The NHS70 Parliamentary Awards, sponsored by IBM, is part of a range of activities being organised by NHS England and NHS Improvement, working with a wide range of partners, to celebrate the achievements of the NHS and those who work for and with it.Bob is calling for potential nominations in the following categories: The Exce...

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Visit to Whitefriars Primary School

Bob was invited to come and speak to two classes at Whitefriars Primary School and to discuss their project presentations on Britain. He was happy tell them all about the work of their local representatives, to talk about citizenship and what it means to be British and to answer all of their questions.

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Confederation of Indian Industry Showcase

Bob was pleased to attend a prestigious showcase and exhibition of Indian companies in the UK, highlighting the many major success stories of UK-India economic cooperation. The event was organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in association with the Indo-British All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG), with Shri YK Sinha, HE High Commissioner of India to the UK, in attendance. Dr David Landsman OBE, Chair of the CII India Business Forum and Executive Director of Tata Limited chair...

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Supporting the FirmFoundation Night Shelter

Bob once again made his annual visit to the FirmFoundation night shelter to support the work of this exceptional local charity as it provides a place for single homeless people to sleep during the coldest months of the year. FirmFoundation will be running its night shelter all the way through to the 25th March and will also be hosting a 'Big Sleep Out' in the grounds of Harrow School on 28th April, with all funds going towards helping the homeless.

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World Cancer Day 2018

Bob joined Cancer Research UK researchers and ambassadors at an event for World Cancer Day, which is marked to raise awareness of cancer and to promote its prevention, detection and treatment. One in two people born after 1960 in the UK will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lifetime and although survival has doubled since the early 1970s, Cancer Research UK needs everyone to act right now to help speed up progress and see more people survive the disease.

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