Bob Blackman

Member of Parliament for Harrow East

I have lived locally my entire life, bar time away from London for university, and I am proud to represent the area where I grew up.

Before parliament I was a member of the London Assembly and even further back, I was leader of Brent Council. Off the back of this extensive experience, I have been a member of the Housing, Communities and Local Government select committee since I was first elected in 2010.

I am a member of the Backbench Business Committee, which is responsible for scheduling debates in Parliament outside of Government time, and a member of Procedure Committee, which examines how the House of Commons functions and makes recommendations to the House.

Having being returned in 2015 and again in 2017, a few notable campaigns include:

  • Providing assistance to the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital for their regeneration works.
  • Providing assistance to build the new Accident and Emergency department at Northwick Park Hospital.
  • Made sure that all primary schools in Harrow have been expanded to ensure that every child has a place.
  • Helping to run All-Party Groups in parliament – and in some cases being the founding member – for Jewish, Hindu, Jain and Muslim interests alongside defending Christian values – ensuring all Harrow East communities are heard.
  • Leading the fight for compensation for people affected by the Equitable Life scandal.
  • Engaging with the police and residents as we became a tri-borough for policing, assisting residents in individual concerns and cases, and facilitating public meetings along the way.
  • Campaigning against caste legislation and applying pressure on the government to repeal it as a protected characteristic.
  • Public health policy, notably smoking and cancer, as chair of the APPG on Smoking and Health.
  • Defending the nation of Israel every step of the way as an officer of Conservative Friends of Israel.

My track record for the community is strong and I will continue campaigning on the issues that matter to Harrow East.

Postcode to constituency lookup provided by They Work For You.
Big Ben
Contact Your MP
Bob Blackman 
209 Headstone Lane Harrow Middlesex HA2 6ND

t: 020 7219 7082 (Westminster) & 020 8421 3323 (Harrow)
UK Map
Contact Your Local Association
209 Headstone Lane
Harrow
Middlesex
HA2 6ND

t: 020 8421 4161