Constant criticism has distracted from the strategy’s essential focus: stopping people from becoming supporters of terrorism or terrorists themselves.
Nusrat Ghani’s allegations are shocking, but speak to a deeper issue that extends beyond Islamophobia.
As a party we should welcome measures that can help address existing shortcomings.
While the Labour Party are very quick to accuse others of racism, they’re much slower to see it in their own ranks.
Promises regarding an inquiry into Islamophobia have come to nought and so we continue to find ourselves unable to respond to criticism with a clear name.
He has claimed that the campaign against him is a political tactic – to distract from Labour’s record on anti-semitism.
This would be the very definition of political corruption – using the party’s influence to intimidate a legally independent institution would be reprehensible.
The word has not gained the same currency as ‘antisemitism’ because its original one was fundamentally flawed, and subsequent iterations inadequate.
Johnson will be able to call on the advice and views of the Party’s own Muslim MPs, who now include Saqib Bhatti and Imran Ahmad-Khan.
He names his favourite carol, pledges an independent inquiry into anti-Muslim hatred within the Tory Party, and says his record explains why he can be trusted.
He didn’t dissent from Javid’s call for one. But we can’t find any evidence that he gave a specific commitment.
Cleverly can undercut perceptions of the party as being just for the rich and those born with a silver spoon in their mouths.
I have intentionally used the structure of the IHRA definition of anti-semitism, since it has become an industry standard.
The front runner on extension, Scotland, that Islamophobia inquiry, wrestling naked with Hunt – and taking a Trollope to bed in Downing Street.
The final piece of our mini-series about anti-Muslim prejudice – and what the Government and Party should do about it.