Plus: What anti-Muslim prejudice? I know of a Tory branch that moved their meeting from a pub in an attempt to make a Muslim member feel more comfortable.
Posts Tagged: Anti-Muslim hatred
It is damaged beyond repair by poor definitions, confusion and misuse. The term harms Muslims.
Exclusive. “In a timely manner”. The best part of six months on, the Party’s inquiry clears Johnson over his burka column.
Launched amidst the inevitable blaze of publicity, the decision has been smuggled out like the fabled thief in the night.
The campaign against him is driven by the knowledge that May agrees with his views on design – and fear that the Government will act on them.
Syed Kamall: The electoral disaster that will engulf our Party if we don’t boost our ethnic minority support
Once a seat reaches 30 per cent BME population, it goes Labour. In 2010, this applied to 75 seats. By 2022, it could apply to around 120 seats.
The Tories have been ahead only once since the summit, though the shift away from them has flattened out.
A consequence of the new Code of Conduct may be that he is referred to a panel – whether Number Ten wants it or not.
All concerned want to save face over the Johnson burqa row – May, Lewis and the man himself. Here’s a rough and ready way to correct its mishandling.
There is a solid reason why headlines about Labour prejudice have run for months and those about a claimed Tory equivalent for only a week.
Where bungling the burka row has got the Conservative Party. Damned if it investigates Johnson. And damned if it doesn’t.
Any proceedings against him under the Party’s Code of Conduct threaten a cats-cradle of conflicts of interest and breaches of natural justice.
Brandon Lewis: Our new moves to stamp out anti-Muslim abuse or discrimination within the Conservative Party
It is vital that we all work together to fight against an increasingly abusive public discourse – wherever it may come from – that coarsens public debate.
Iman Atta: The call for an inquiry into Tory anti-Muslim prejudice isn’t new. We made it two years ago. It still stands.
Any investigation cannot predominantly be made up by Conservative politicians. Public scrutiny is key to building public confidence.
Wanted. A Muslim, a woman, and a fearless campaigner to review claims of Tory anti-Muslim prejudice.
We doubt that such institutional bias exists. But we would say that, wouldn’t we? Fortunately, Sayeeda Warsi has hit on a solution.