Author Archives: Husain Akhtar

Galloway a serious challenge to Starmer!

Many say Starmer punishment continues at the ballot box, and rightly so. Under Labour leader Keir Starmer, the Labour Party’s dramatic defeat by the Conservatives in Hartlepool earlier this month, with the party’s leadership blamed, was followed by Chesham and … Continue reading

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Would Muslim Council of Britain be acceptable now?

In a show of liberalism, Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) has elected a female secretary general to demonstrate gender equality. Institutionally and divisively, Muslims are grouped in three key socio-cultural categories – Muslim, moderate Muslim, extremist Muslim – which makes … Continue reading

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Failures in containing and treating coronavirus

Not nice to know that many countries in the world have banned arrivals from the UK because of concerns at the rapid spread of a new variant of coronavirus. Britain has 2.19M corona cases and 69,625 deaths so far (25 … Continue reading

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Sajid Javid factor

Pakistani background Tory MP Sajid Javid resigned as the chancellor, apparently rejecting the prime minster’s order to fire his team of aides, saying “no self-respecting minister” could accept such a condition. But many say that he was made to resign … Continue reading

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Muslims girls’ could end ‘terrorist threat’?

Allison Pearson of the Telegraph writes: “It is my firm belief that only when Muslim girls are allowed to be educated, raise their children and play a full part in society, just like any other British girls, that we may … Continue reading

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Politics of ‘Islamophobia’!

Recent socio-political developments, including the London mayor election (the opposition campaign attacked Sadiq Khan for who he is) and the right-wing campaign at the EU Referendum, have created a culture more open to anti-Muslim manifestations. In 2017/18 52% of recorded … Continue reading

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Demand for government support for teaching same-sex relationships

Amazing how easy it is to confuse a sensitive issue like relationship education despite the fact that “The DfE said the schools can teach LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) content but do not have to”! Very interesting that the … Continue reading

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Ofsted inspection framework 2019 could be more reassuring!

Links:   Prevent duty – Hijab – Trojan Horse – relationships education

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Relationships (and sex) education and health education

A widely circulated post card is prompting to write to the education secretary asking him to give parents the legal right to withdraw their children from Relationships Education. From September 2020  schools are required to teach relationships education at primary … Continue reading

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‘Collude and get recognised’ – easy way up!

Amanda Spielman, Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector leading Ofsted, has yet again commented that the Muslim girls should not be forced to wear headscarves in schools just because they are facing pressures from their families. It follows a recommendation by the … Continue reading

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