04 JUN 2018
The Executive Committee of the Conservative Muslim Forum met earlier today.
It unanimously resolved to send an open letter to the Leader of the Party, which is reproduced below.
Letter to the Leader of the Conservative Party
4 June 2018
Rt Hon Theresa May MP Leader The Conservative Party...
22 APR 2018
On Sunday 21 April 2018, Islington Conservatives held an event to:
(1) Showcase Mr Muhammad Kalaam one of our three Conservative candidates for St Peters ward on Islington Council.
(2) Enable local voters to hear from CMF Chairman Mohammed Amin why he is a Conservative, and why they should vote...
28 MAR 2018
On 18 October 2017, Bob Blackman, Conservative MP for Harrow East, hosted in Parliament an event organised by the National Council of Hindu Temples (UK).
Harrow East is a very diverse constituency, and the 2011 Census gives its religious breakdown as...
24 MAR 2018
During the 2017 Conservative Party Conference, the CMF stand in the Party Zone in the exhibition was adjacent to the stand of Northern Ireland Conservatives. During the conversations between the teams manning the respective stands, the CMF was invited to visit Northern Ireland.
The CMF decided to...
17 FEB 2018
The lifeblood of politics is campaigning on the ground.
On Saturday 17 February, the Conservative Muslim Forum joined activists from all over London on a very well attended London East Area Action day which took place in Newham. At one stage 46 people were counted campaigning.
06 FEB 2018
On Tuesday 6 February 2018, the charity Women's Aid held a gala dinner at the Institute of Directors, Pall Mall, London, to commemorate the 100'th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act 2018 when some women in the UK were first given the right to vote.
Three ladies from the leadership of the CMF Executive attended. The photo below...
26 JAN 2018
One of the key divides in politics is the relative emphasis that people put on the role of the state and the role of the non-state actors, comprising individuals, families, profit seeking companies, and non-profit organisations.
The European Conservatives and Reformists Group is the grouping within the European Parliament to which our...
20 JAN 2018
On Saturday 20 January Kensington, Chelsea & Fulham Conservatives held a campaign briefing and seminar “Engaging with our Community” running from 14:00 to 18:00.
The speakers were:
Greg Hands MP
Bob Blackman MP
Andrew Foster – Deputy Chair Political, KCFC
Emily Maister – Borough...
07 JAN 2018
There is a basic principle in life, which is also taught within Islam, that just because you cannot do everything, you are not excused from doing anything. Each good deed we can do, no matter how small, matters.
The world has been rightly apalled by Myanmar's treatment of its Rohingya Muslim...
19 DEC 2017
The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on British Muslims was established on 18 July 2017.
Its main aims are to inform Parliamentarians, policy makers and wider society by:
highlighting the aspirations and challenges of British Muslims;
celebrating the contributions of Muslim communities to Britain; and
investigating prejudice, discrimination...
11 DEC 2017
All around the world, people with any sense of humanity are appalled at Myanmar’s disgraceful treatment of Rohingya Muslims. In November, the United Nations Security Council condemned Myanmar’s actions in a unanimous resolution.
The British Government has been speaking out against Myanmar’s persecution of Rohingya Muslims for many years and has...
16 NOV 2017
One of the CMF's key messages is the need for Muslim Conservative Party members to participate fully in the activities of their local Conservative association. It is by our actions that we demonstrate that Muslims are an integral part of British society.
On 16 November Enfield Southgate...
04 NOV 2017
Since May 2015 CMF Executive Member Hashim Bhatti has been a Conservative Councillor for Clewer North Ward in the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead.
We were delighted to learn that he has been shortlisted in the category "Young Councillor of the Year" in the LGiU Awards 2017. Another young Windsor councillor,...
02 NOV 2017
The CMF seeks to establish good relations with the London embassies and high commissions of all Muslim majority countries. The reason is that all these countries have diaspora communities in the UK who are potential Conservative voters and potential CMF members. Also all of these countries are...
25 OCT 2017
On Wednesday 25 October, the CMF held a reception to mark Eid al-Adha. Although the date of Eid itself was much earlier, the CMF always holds its celebration event in October to allow time for the party conferences season. The event was very well attended, with a large number of younger people...
10 OCT 2017
On Tuesday and Wednesday 10 and 11 October, the CMF organised its third delegation to the European Parliament. Our host was Syed Kamall, Conservative MEP for London and Co-Chair, European Conservatives and Reformists Group.
This was the largest delegation the CMF has taken to Brussels, consisting...
08 OCT 2017
One of the most enjoyable ways for Conservative Muslim Forum members spread the its message is to attend events put on by other organisations.
On Sunday 8 October 2017 the Centre for Turkish Studies (usually abbreviated to CEFTUS) held its 6'th Annual Gala Dinner, which also incorporated the...
01 OCT 2017
The Conservative Muslim Forum always attends the annual Conservative Party Conference in force, and normally has an exhibition stand in the Party Zone. This year's conference in Manchester from 1 - 4 October was no exception.
Attending the Party Conference is an excellent way of spreading the...
08 SEP 2017
The Lords Select Committee on Citizenship and Engagement was appointed on 29 June 2017 to consider citizenship and civic engagement, and to make recommendations. It is due to report by 31 March 2018.
Below are details of the Select Committee's call for evidence, and a copy of the response submitted today by the Conservative Muslim Forum.