We Are Recruiting!

The Muslim Council of Britain is recruiting for three new roles! Events Co-ordinator To oversee all aspects of event planning and management for community dinners and supporting the MCB Community Engagement Manager for other events. View full job description Deadline: 00:00 Sunday 19th November 2017 To Apply: Send your CV and a covering letter to [email protected] _________________________________________________________________________ Media Monitoring Manager … Read More

Annual General Meeting 2017

The Muslim Council of Britain held its twentieth Annual General Meeting on 15th July 2017 at the Muath Trust in Birmingham. The attendance comprised about 180 delegates of affiliates and observers, getting together for an opportunity to receive reports from office bearers, provide comments and seek further information on MCB’s work, as well as hear from distinguished speakers including Wadah … Read More

Muslim Surgeon Stabbed Outside Altrincham Mosque

Following news about a stabbing of a prominent Muslim surgeon, who was attacked outside Altrincham Mosque in Manchester on 24th September, the Secretary General of the MCB, Harun Khan, said: “We are shocked to hear of the stabbing of a prominent Muslim surgeon outside Altrincham Mosque today in what the Greater Manchester police have described as a hate crime. We … Read More

Parsons Green Attack

15 September 2017 The Muslim Council of Britain today condemned the attack on a train in Parsons Green in London. The police have confirmed this to be a terrorist-related incident and it is quite clear that it was intended to cause significant harm. Harun Khan, Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain said: “It appears that once again Londoners … Read More

MCB Partners with Bank of England for Town Hall Events

        On 4th August 2017, the Muslim Council of Britain organised an event in partnership with the Bank of England, who have embarked on a series of regional Town Hall events across the UK to engage a broad range of society and improve public understanding of their role. The event was held in Leicester which was attended … Read More

Letter to The Times on Kemp’s Article on War Service Men/Women

3rd August 2017 Today The Times published the Muslim Council of Britain’s response to an extraordinary article by Richard Kemp who casts a dark shadow of suspicion on Muslims serving in our nation’s armed forces, even though a Northern Irish, Catholic man has been convicted of terrorism. Our original letter can be seen below: SIR – Even though a Northern … Read More

How Muslims Joined Fellow Londoners to Support Grenfell Tower Victims

Following the fire at Grenfell Tower in the early hours of Wednesday morning (14 June), communities rushed in to help and support the victims. The Muslim Council of Britain and Muslim charities collected donations for those who had been displaced after the fire, and the response has been nothing short of incredible! Communities got behind and donated food, clothes, toiletries … Read More

Support and Donations Needed for Grenfell Tower Victims

14 June 2017             *UPDATE (15 June 2017, 03:40am): No more items needed. All centres have been fully stocked and are unable to take any further items. We would encourage anyone who wants to support to donate money where they can. Thank you all for your support. Following the fire at Grenfell Tower in the … Read More

Ramadan Message from the Secretary General

I would like to wish everyone a peaceful and blessed Ramadan, and hope that this month helps us focus on our much needed time for spiritual reflection, devotion and generosity. This week we have seen the devastating attack in Manchester which killed 22 people and left 59 people injured. Our prayers and thoughts have been with the families, and no … Read More

We Muslims can’t combat the poison of terrorism alone

(Published in The Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/05/23/muslims-cant-combat-poison-terrorism-alone/) By Harun Khan, Secretary-General of the Muslim Council of Britain The attack on the Manchester Arena last night was callous, horrific and barbarous. That the perpetrator or perpetrators targeted an event attended by children and young people only underscores the savagery of this incident. As a parent I look on with horror, and shudder at the thought of those … Read More