As nearly half of the country prepares for the local council elections on Thursday 3 May 2018, the opportunity to have a say in all that concerns our local communities approaches. These elections, which are held every four years, gives residents the chance to vote for the Council they believe will represent them, act on [...]
MAB encourages Muslims to vote, raising awareness that Muslims make up over 10% of the local population in 40 political seats, and that their voice can be heard. It helps the Muslim community to be steadfast in their beliefs but also integrate with British society in general, raising awareness on how Muslims can stand up for their rights whilst integrating productively in the community. It has always opposed extremism, shown when it took control of Finsbury Park Mosque and expelled followers of the extremist cleric Abu Hamza.