Bristol Muslim leader and Lib Dem candidate attacks "patronising" letter from Government to mosques

A LETTER sent to Muslim leaders in Britain by Eric Pickles is patronising and incorrect, says Abdul Malik, the Liberal Democrat prospective parliamentary candidate for Bristol East.


As chairman of one of the city’s largest mosques, Easton Jamia Masjid, Mr Malik has expressed his concern at the letter sent by the Communities Secretary.


He said the letter showed that “the Government is only looking at Muslims from the eye of terrorism and security”.


Mr Malik says everything the Ministers asks them to do they “are doing already,” adding: “So why the need for such a patronising letter? In reality it makes Muslims feel whatever we do, it will never be enough for some.


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