It was a mistake for Blair to fudge the issue rather than settling matters during the Good Friday negotiations.
Posts by Mohammed Amin
Chairman of the Conservative Muslim Forum. Co-Chair of the Muslim Jewish Forum of Greater Manchester. Patron and Chair of Donors Curriculum for Cohesion. Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor. Retired PwC Tax Partner.Follow @
Sometimes the religious beliefs of a terrorist are irrelevant; sometimes they are critical – as in this case.
Mohammed Amin: The Government needs to spell out the good things it’s done for Muslims – again and again
Reading the Counter-Terrorism Bill led me to reflect on why my reaction to it is so different from those other Muslims whom I encounter complaining about it.
Peers should vote at the start of each parliament by secret ballot using the single transferable voting (STV) system.
Where we are since the announcement by David Cameron a year ago that the UK would issue a sovereign sukuk.
Those without a direct stake on one side or the other must understand how Muslim voters hear what our politicians say.
In my view the Quartet needs to lay down a detailed peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians to accept or reject, just as the UN did with its 1947 Partition Resolution.
I am regularly dismayed by two opposing refusals to accept reality.
The “David Test” – is Michelangelo’s sculpture great art or sacrilege?
The Ofsted reports are yet to be released, but here are my thoughts so far.
Tax cuts and the patent box have tempted Pfizer to the UK – we should celebrate that.
In politics, language matters.
It remains true that the easier we make terminations, the more employment will be created.
What this brief explosion of vitriol demonstrates is the intense prejudice against Shariah amongst some parts of the media and some politicians.
Philip Hollobone’ bill to ban the burqa is rebounding on the Conservative Party as a whole.