2. To ask the Scottish Government what engagement it undertakes with Scotland’s Muslim community, and whether it will take steps to ensure the safety of mosques in the wake of the latest attack in London. (S5T-00605)
During this holy month of Ramadan, Muslim families and communities across Scotland are meeting late in the evening to break their fast and join in worship. Has consideration been given to providing special protection around mosques at such times, to ensure that our friends in Scotland’s Muslim community feel safe and secure as they express their faith and go about their lives?
Last Thursday, I broke the fast when I chaired a constructive meeting in Cathcart old parish church in my constituency, with Sunni and Shia Muslims as well as representatives of Christian denominations. That gathering illustrated perfectly that people of a diversity of faiths across our nation share the ambition to build stronger communities and live peacefully together. What is the Scottish...
Scottish National Party MSP for Glasgow Cathcart
Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 2011 — Election
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