The Terrace Marquee, Westminster – 28th November. Guest of Honour: Andrew Triggs-Hodge MBE – GB Rowing, Olympic Gold Medallist (Beijing 2008, London 2012)
On Wednesday November 28th CRY held its annual Parliamentary Reception at Westminster. The event was hosted by Sir Roger Gale MP, Dr John Pugh MP and Kevan Jones MP and was the key event in CRY’s Raising Awareness Week. Guest of Honour at the event was CRY Patron Andrew Triggs-Hodge MBE – Olympic Gold Medallist at London 2012 in the men’s coxless four rowing.
The evening received excellent cross-party support, with over 40 MPs and Lords attending the event to show their support for CRY’s campaigning. We are very grateful to all those Parliamentarians who found the time to attend.
Other guests at the event were CRY families, Bereavement Supporters and Representatives; CRY myheart Network members; CRY Patrons Rob Andrew MBE, Jeremy Bates, Simon Halliday, Bill Neely, Phil Packer MBE, Andy Scott and Matt Wells; medical professionals; representatives from sporting organisations; CRY Trustees; CRY Research Fellows; CRY staff.
|Anna Soubry MP
Under Secretary of State for Health
|Professor Sanjay Sharma
CRY Consultant Cardiologist
|Andrew Triggs-Hodge MBE
CRY Patron, Olympic Gold Medallist
|Alison Cox MBE
CRY Founder and Chief Executive