Finsbury Park Attack – One Year On

19 June 2018 A year ago today, Darren Osbourne, a far right sympathiser hired a rented van to deliberately drive into Muslim worshippers outside the Muslim Welfare House as they finished their prayers,  killing 51 year old Makram Ali and injuring 12 other worshippers in a devastating terror attack. Our solidarity, prayers and thoughts are with the victims and their families at this difficult time. … Read More

Eid Message 2018 – From the Secretary General

On behalf of the Muslim Council of Britain, I would like to wish you all a joyous Eid. After spending a month fasting and much reflection, we have been blessed with such an opportunity to renew our sense of purpose, and re-evaluate our values of gratitude and charity. My colleagues and I have attended many iftar events across the UK, … Read More

Reception and Dinner in Honour of Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim

Dato’ Sri Anwar Ibrahim,  was guest of honour at a (iftar) dinner jointly hosted by the Muslim Council of Britain, the East London Mosque Trust and Think Forum held at the London Muslim Centre in Whitechapel, on Sunday 10th June 2018. He is a leader of the Pakatan Harapan coalition, which recently won the nation’s general election, leading to the … Read More

Consultations and Submissions

Our recent submissions on various consultations can be seen below: 5 June 2018 – Integrated Communities Strategy Green Paper 8 June 2018 – Islamophobia Working Definition – APPG on Islamophobia 12 June 2018 – Death Certification Reforms – Government Response                                  (Original MCB response here … Read More


The Muslim Council of Britain is launching a new website to develop our media monitoring work. If you would like to pitch for this project, please email You will then be provided with the specifications within 2 working days (if not sooner) – we are looking for final proposals by the end of June. Background: Misreporting about Islam and Muslims is contributing … Read More

Telegraph Letter on Tory Islamophobia

9 June 2018 After an article was published in the Daily Telegraph (6 June) attacking the MCB for calling for an inquiry into Islamophobia in the Conservative Party, the MCB sent the letter below which has been published in the Telegraph today: Tory Islamophobia SIR – Last week we highlighted the problem of Islamophobia in the Conservative Party. Rather than … Read More

Attend the MCB’s 21st AGM!

Join the Muslim Council of Britain at its Annual General Meeting on Sunday 8th July, in London – an opportunity to witness an election, network with organisations and individuals from across the UK and be informed of the ongoing projects of the MCB! MCB Affiliates have been sent a documentation pack by post, including the AGM Programme.  Please complete the delegate forms and return … Read More