Knowledge Identifier: &Muslim_Council_of_Britain
Founded in 1997.
Countries: United Kingdom (37%), Europe (16%), Israel (11%)
Linked to: Jyllands-Posten, Trades Union Congress, Jews, BBC
Delwar Hossain Sayeedi - Sayeedi has a large following within the British Bangladeshi community, he was invited to speak at the East London Mosque on 14 July 2006, the secretary general of the Muslim Council of Britain, Muhammad Abdul Bari supported his invite
Philip Davies - In July 2010 Davies argued it would not be beneficial to allow the United Kingdom Youth Parliament to stage a debate in the House of Commons Chamber because it would create a precedent which would mean organisations such as the Muslim Council of Britain would be able to use the House of Commons
In his report, released in July 2014, he identified the MCB and the Association of Muslim Schools as two organisations in "an international movement to increase the role of Islam in education"
Nonetheless, in April 2016, following the "religiously prejudiced" murder of a British Ahmadi Muslim, Asad Shah, by a Sunni Muslim, the council felt pressured to issue a statement concerning its position on Ahmadiyya, the branch of Islam to which Shah belonged to
Conservative Party (UK) - In July 2018, the Muslim Council of Britain repeated its call for an independent inquiry into Islamophobia and accused the Conservatives of turning blind eye to Islamophobia claims