Decision details

Adopting a Definition of Islamophobia

Decision Maker: Council

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


1.     That the adoption of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on British Muslims (APPG)

definition of Islamophobia as follows “Islamophobia is rooted in racism and is a type of racism that targets expressions of Muslimness or perceived Muslimness” be approved. 

2.     That the Council confirmed that it would continue to prioritise tackling hate crime and Islamophobia in partnership with all stakeholders; listen to their concerns and develop policies that would continue to ensure we lived in an inclusive city.


Report author: Donna Cope

Publication date: 04/11/2021

Date of decision: 03/11/2021

Decided at meeting: 03/11/2021 - Council

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