Message of Condolence – The Passing Away of Muhammad Sajid Baig

11 April 2017 It is with great sadness we inform you that our beloved brother and National Council member, Muhammad Sajid Baig, sadly passed away on the evening of 08 April 2017 following a sudden heart attack whilst attending Maghrib prayer at his local mosque in Burnley.  An IT professional, aged only 43 years old, he was an active council member, … Read More

Prevent: Safeguarding or Spying? – EVENT

A panel discussion of leaders from Law, Education and Health professions.   Speakers: Max Hill QC, Hashi Mohammed, Kevin Courtney, Ismet Rawat and Dr Derek Summerfield Date: Friday 28 April 2017 Time: 6.45pm – 8.30pm Venue: Abrar House, 45 Crawford Place, London, W1H 4LP Tickets:  Free   ‘Prevent’ is one of the four elements of ‘Contest’, the UK Government’s Counter … Read More

ICBI COURSE: Dynamic Community Development

MCB ‘Institutional Capacity Building Initiative’ (ICBI) presents: Dynamic Community Development A workshop on how your organisation can effectively assess needs and organise resources to transform your communities and have an impact. _____________________________________________________________ Saturday 1 April 2017 | 2-6pm MCB Office Board Room | E1 _____________________________________________________________ Book your place Book your place Topics & Speakers: Mamoon Al-Azami – The What and … Read More

Headscarf/Religious Symbol Ban in Work Places by European Court of Justice

14 March 2017 After today’s ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) which allows employers to ban the wearing of visible religious symbols, such as headscarves and other religious signs, the Muslim Council of Britain issued this statement: It is a sad day for justice and equality.  At a time when populism and bigotry are at an all-time high, … Read More

MCB Community Dinners – Leicester and Birmingham

Two Upcoming MCB Dinners Leicester Community Dinner Date: Friday 31st March 2017 Time: 6.30 Venue: Memon Centre 7 Abbotsford Road Leicester LE5 4DA Book your tickets here. Birmingham Community Dinner Date: Friday 5th May 2017 Time: 6.30 Venue: Al Miraj Banqueting Suites 11-29 Wordsworth Rd, Birmingham B10 0ED These events have kindly been sponsored by HHUGS.  

MCB’s Response to Editor’s Code of Practice – Committee Consultation

3 March 2017 The Muslim Council of Britain, today, sent its response to the Editor’s Code of Practice committee consultation where we highlighted the important role the media play in our democracy, the importance of responsible reporting and raised key recommendations the committee should consider. Read the MCB’s submission – PDF Version Text form below: Muslim Council of Britain response … Read More

MCB Community Dinner in London – March 2017

The Muslim Council of Britain is organising a Community Dinner to be held in Leyton, London on the evening of Friday 3rd March 2017 at 6.30pm. This is one of a number of dinners being held across different regions of the UK. Our aim is to bring together civic leaders, entrepreneurs, thinkers and ordinary citizens. These dinners will showcase the … Read More