Correspondence

Letter to Muslim faith leaders

A letter from Eric Pickles and Lord Ahmad to mosques in England regarding the terrorist attacks in Paris.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Letter to Muslim faith leaders

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In the aftermath of recent terrorist attacks in Paris, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and Parliamentary Undersecretary of State Lord Ahmad have written to mosques in England.

The letter asks for mosques’ support in condemning extremists. It also highlights the opportunity Muslim faith leaders have to explain more clearly than ever before what being a British Muslim means today: proud of your faith and proud of your country.

Published 18 January 2015