Lord Sheikh

Conservative

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Recent appearances

  • Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill - Committee (3rd Day) 12 Nov 2018

    My Lords, I want to make some comments relating to the Muslim community in the United Kingdom. There are more than 3 million Muslims in the country, who have come here from different parts of the world. The population is youthful in comparison with other communities. Muslims have done well in every walk of life and contributed to the advancement and well-being of the country. Nearly all of...
  • Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill - Committee (3rd Day) 12 Nov 2018

    These comments have been made to me in general. What I am trying to say to your Lordships’ House is what I have been told. When I go up and down the country and talk to people, I find disquiet and unhappiness about the strategy, so I feel that we need to undertake a review of it. There is to some extent a lack of transparency about the strategy which has led to mistrust and is affecting...
  • Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill - Committee (3rd Day) 12 Nov 2018

    My Lords, I will talk about the Prevent strategy in greater detail when we discuss Amendment 57. At this stage, I would like to say that there is disquiet among Muslims regarding the application of the Prevent strategy and it is felt that a review is necessary. The Home Office should gather and publish figures to see whether the strategy is disproportionately affecting any particular ethnic...

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Profile

Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 27 June 2006

Positions held at time of appointment: Chairman of the Conservative Muslim Forum. (from Number 10 press release)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Communications Committee (25 May 2016 to 27 Apr 2017)
  • Member, Draft Bribery Bill (Joint Committee) (11 May 2009 to 16 Jul 2009)

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