Announcement of MCB Election Candidates

Every two years the MCB appoints its office-bearers: a Secretary General (SG), a Deputy Secretary General (DSG), a Treasurer, three Assistant Secretary Generals (ASGs) and a Deputy Treasurer.  The SG and DSG for the 2016-2018 term will be directly elected by affiliates’ delegates on Sunday 17th July at the MCB’s 19th Annual General Meeting in East London, insha Allah.  Elections … Read More

Remembering Muhammad Ali – an Outstanding Ambassador for Islam

4 June 2016 The Muslim Council of Britain today adds its tribute to Muhammad Ali, who passed away last night. He was the greatest boxer of all time, and as a Muslim, a role model to us all. Leading the tributes on behalf of MCB, Secretary General Dr Shuja Shafi said: “Muhammad Ali was not just a great boxer but … Read More

British Muslims in Numbers: Briefing 9

To carry forward the findings of the MCB report ‘British Muslims in Numbers’ (2015), the MCB’s Research and Documentation Committee has published its ninth briefing. This briefing is titled, Briefing 9: ‘Muslims are Highly Ethnically Diverse and Not One Ethnic ‘Block’ – May 2016. To read this, have a look here: http://www.mcb.org.uk/muslimstatistics/briefings/briefing9/ Previous briefings can be viewed here: http://www.mcb.org.uk/muslimstatistics/briefings

Tackling Climate Change – Celebrating British Muslims Roles Towards the Environment

‘Together For an Eco-Friendly World’ The Muslim Council of Britain celebrated its seventh annual Muslim Leadership Dinner, welcoming over three-hundred guests, with leading figures such as foreign ambassadors from the Saudi, Kuwaiti, Turkish Embassies, as well as, politicians, journalists, community leaders and students in attendance. The dinner this year, on 23rd May 2016, focused on our duty towards the environment … Read More

Apply for the 12th World Islamic Economic Forum

12th World Islamic Economic Forum, Jakarta. Each year, the Muslim Council of Britain organises a delegation of professionals, community leaders and entrepreneurs to the annual World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) with the aims of sharing experiences, developing new ideas and networking. From the 2nd – 4th August 2016, delegates will enjoy a unique opportunity to participate in a historic forum … Read More

MCB Marketing and Fundraising Officer – Job Vacancy

 Marketing and Fundraising Officer JOB DESCRIPTION   Reporting to:                     Hon. Treasurer Job location:                      MCB Head Office in Whitechapel, London E1 ___________________________________________________________________________ Purpose of the Post: The Marketing and Fundraising Officer will be responsible for supporting the development and execution of the marketing and fundraising plan. Main Responsibilities: Fundraising Organising and helping with traditional fundraising activities such as mosques … Read More

Channel 4 and Mr Phillips Won’t Tell You “What British Muslims Really Think” – Reaction from the Muslim Council of Britain

14 April 2016 The Muslim Council of Britain today issued the following reaction to the build-up to and broadcast of the programme “What British Muslims Really Think?” aired on Channel 4 on 13 April 2016. The programme claimed to present ‘the most detailed and comprehensive survey of British Muslim opinion yet’, based on polling conducted by ICM. Responding to the … Read More

ICM Poll on Muslims: Letter to the Guardian

The following letter was written by Miqdaad Versi, Assistant Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain, author of an article in the Guardian “What do Muslims really think? This skewed poll certainly won’t tell us” (link here). The Director of ICM, Martin Boon, subsequently wrote to The Guardian to challenge the critiques raised of the polling done by Channel … Read More