Bob Blackman

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Conservative

Member for Harrow East

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Petition debates participated in by Bob Blackman

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
52,451
Petition Closed

Public Holiday on Muslims religious occasions in the UK(Eid ul Fitr&Eid ul Adha)

Gov Responded - 26 Jun 2018 Debated on - 29 Oct 2018 View Bob Blackman's petition debate contributions
29 Nov 2018
closed 1 year, 3 months ago

Public Holiday on Muslims special two religious occasions in a year: 1. Eid ul-Fitr and 2. Eid ul-Adha. This will give an opportunity for Muslim families to get together and share happiness with other religious communities. It is very important for Muslims to celebrate EID.

11,853
Petition Closed

PublicHoliday on Hindus special two religious occasions in a year:Diwali&Dussera

Gov Responded - 3 Jul 2018 Debated on - 29 Oct 2018 View Bob Blackman's petition debate contributions
15 Dec 2018
closed 1 year, 2 months ago

This will give an opportunity for Hindu families to get together and share happiness with other religious communities. It is very important for Hindus to celebrate Diwali and also Diwali — Festival of Lights is a major holiday that is also celebrated by Buddhists, Jains and Sikhs.

Significant Petitions within Bob Blackman's constituency


Most recent EDMs signed by Bob Blackman

Date Tabled Title Signatures
26 Feb 2020
Bob Blackman signed this EDM on 27 Feb 2020
Fury's victory
Tabled by: Jim Shannon (Democratic Unionist Party - Strangford)
That this House notes the victory of Tyson Fury over his competition, Deontay Wilder on 22 February 2020; congratulates Mr Fury on the tremendous level of work that he has put in to overcome his addiction issues and to get back to fighting fit; and wishes Mr Fury every success …
8 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Feb 2020)
Signatures by party:
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Plaid Cymru: 1
Conservative: 1
25 Feb 2020
Bob Blackman signed this EDM as a sponsor on 27 Feb 2020
Darus Salaam Mosque, Southall
Tabled by: Mr Virendra Sharma (Labour - Ealing, Southall)
That this House welcomes the opening of the new Darus Salaam Mosque in Ealing Southall; congratulates the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of Ealing Southall and the UK for their work in bringing this new place of worship to the community; notes the contribution of the Ahmadiyya Community to the UK; and …
6 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Feb 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 3
Labour: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
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Commons initiatives led by Bob Blackman

1 Urgent Question tabled by Bob Blackman

Date Forum Title
11 Jan 2018 Commons Chamber Hamed bin Haydara

1 Adjournment Debate led by Bob Blackman

Date Forum Title
7 Sep 2017 Commons Chamber Hive Stadium

1 Bill introduced by Bob Blackman

Title Bill Type Last Event Next Event Date Last Updated
Tobacco Companies (Transparency) Bill 2017-19
Presented by Bob Blackman (Conservative)
Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule) 1st reading: House of Commons 9 April, 2019 12 Apr 2019, 11:04 a.m.

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to require tobacco companies to publish sales and marketing data; and for connected purposes.