Bob Blackman

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Conservative

Member for Harrow East

bob.blackman.mp@parliament.uk / BobBlackmanMP
Select Committees
Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (since March 2020)
Backbench Business Committee (since March 2020)

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Commons debate information for Bob Blackman

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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, 7 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, 6 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
8 Jun 2020
Bob Blackman signed this EDM on Tuesday 16th June 2020

Bowel Cancer step up for 30

Tabled by: Jim Shannon (Democratic Unionist Party - Strangford)
That this House notes the awareness bowel cancer campaign Step up for 30; highlights the aim to get sponsored to do 30 minutes of physical activity every day for 30 days during the month of June; further notes that the activity can be running, swimming, walking the dog, or even …
8 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jun 2020)
Signatures by party:
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Conservative: 2
Labour: 2
Scottish National Party: 1
10 Jun 2020
Bob Blackman signed this EDM on Tuesday 16th June 2020

Judge-led public inquiry into the Horizon scandal

Tabled by: Mr Kevan Jones (Labour - North Durham)
That this House recognises the life-changing injustices experienced by subpostmasters throughout the Horizon scandal; notes with the deepest sadness that subpostmasters have served custodial sentences and suffered bankruptcy for offences they did not commit; recognises the role of the Government in prolonging this crisis through not fulfilling their role of …
73 signatures
(Most recent: 1 Jul 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 32
Labour: 23
Conservative: 7
Liberal Democrat: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Alliance: 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

2 Adjournment Debates led by Bob Blackman

Date Forum Title
5 Mar 2020 Commons Chamber WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
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
Ten Minute Bill
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.


88 Written Questions asked by Bob Blackman

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Iran: Identity Cards India: Foreign Relations Khaleda Zia Kashmir: Terrorism Iran: Politics and Government Iran: Politics and Government China: Multinational Companies Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe Hong Kong: National Anthems China: Politics and Government Hong Kong: Rule of Law Religious Freedom Tobacco Tobacco Religious Freedom India: Social Security Religious Freedom Diplomatic Service: Tobacco Diplomatic Service: Tobacco Bangladesh: British American Tobacco Smoking: Health Education Smoking: Health Education Smoking Smoking Endoscopy Social Services: Minimum Wage Tobacco Tobacco Tobacco Tobacco Tobacco Tobacco Abortion Abortion Continuing Care: Fees and Charges Continuing Care: Medical Records Smoking Tobacco Local Government Finance Social Services: Children Housing Revenue Accounts Homelessness Homelessness Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 Temporary Accommodation Derelict Land Derelict Land Derelict Land Rented Housing: Homelessness Food: Wholesale Trade Food: Wholesale Trade Tobacco: Smuggling Tobacco: Smuggling Tobacco: Smuggling Tobacco: Smuggling Tobacco: Smuggling Tobacco: Smuggling Electronic Cigarettes: VAT Tobacco: Smuggling Tobacco: Smuggling Reoffenders: Community Orders Coroners Post-mortems Coroners Coroners: Working Hours