Member of Parliament for
Harrow East

Andrew Percy MP

Cedars Youth Centre

In June, Bob visited the Cedars Youth Centre. The centre desperately needs a complete rebuild to ensure that there are decent youth facilities in Harrow Weald. The funding for the joint initiative between Harrow Council and Watford FC has received initial approval by the National Lottery.

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Yogi Divine Society

Bob was instrumental in ensuring that the various dignitaries received their visas to attend the Yogi Divine Society, UK meetings at the Kadwa Patidar Centre in Kenton.

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First Impressions

The first month at Westminster passed in a rush as the induction sessions were run and the various tasks carried out to set up shop were undertaken. Bob Blackman commented “The only way to compare arriving at Westminster is like the first day at University or setting up a small business from scratch. There is no office, no staff to help and a mountain of correspondence awaiting you!”

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Ealing Road Temple

One of Bob’s first official events was to attend the official opening of the Sri Sanatan Hindu Temple which is a project he helped initiate20 years ago. When Bob was Leader of Brent Council the then trustees approached Brent Council to purchase the site. Bob Blackman and the Conservative Group agreed the sale of the site. Planning permission was granted by Brent Council’s Planning Committee on the Chairman’s casting vote with all the Conservatives voting in favour and all the Labour and Li...

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Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital

In January, Bob accompanied Andrew Lansley to the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore to give a commitment that an incoming Conservative Government would fund the much needed rebuilding of the hospital.  The Labour Government was shamed into finally approving the scheme after 10 years of prevarication. 

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