Government restores links with MCB

Daud Abdullah, Muhammad Abdul Bari, Inayat BunglawalaMinisters have restored official ties with the Muslim Council of Britain despite its refusal to remove a deputy leader accused of supporting attacks on British soldiers

Tory MP Paul Goodman said: “It is a surrender to extremism by a bunch of politicians who are scared witless over losing their seat and are prepared to compromise real cohesion and real integration in order to appease an organisation that remains tainted.”

Daily Mail, 16 January 2010

The Spectator reports this as “The government caves in to the Muslim Council of Britain”.