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

Collation of Responses to Manchester Attack

Muslim Council of Britain: Following the attack on Manchester Arena last night, Harun Khan, Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain, issued the following statement: “My thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families. I understand teenagers and children have been caught up in what the police has confirmed to be a terrorist attack. This is horrific, … Read More

British Muslims in Numbers: Briefing 13 Published

To carry forward the findings of the MCB report ‘British Muslims in Numbers’ (2015), the MCB’s Research and Documentation Committee has published its thirteenth briefing. This briefing is titled, Briefing 13: ‘Nearly half of Muslims in Britain are born in the UK.’ – May 2017.  To view this briefing, have a look here: http://www.mcb.org.uk/muslimstatistics/briefings/british-muslims-in-numbers-briefing-13-may-2017/ Previous briefings can be viewed here: http://www.mcb.org.uk/muslimstatistics/briefings

National Council Resolutions – 13 May 2017

The Muslim Council of Britain held its National Council meeting on 13 May 2017 The National Council is the highest decision making meeting body of the MCB. The Council issued the following resolutions: The National Council re-affirmed its commitment to active participation in the UK political process. The Council re-adopted the MCB’s 2015 ‘Fairness not Favours’ election document as a … Read More