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MP Jack Straw Opposes Planned Mosque In Blackburn House

Blackburn MP Jack Straw is opposing plans to turn a house into yet another Islamic command centre aka a mosque. Planing officers have advised the council to reject the application also. If the council listens to their opinions is a different matter. The council is controlled the Labour party and a third of their councillors happen to be Muslims.

Interestingly the home owner has applied before to convert it into a mosque which was objected. Yet the neighbours have wrote to the council saying “Although the level in which the mosque will operate has changed in the current application from first floor to ground floor, we feel that the level of noise when all the worshippers are there will not change, not to mention the calls to pray that regularly disturb us.

Why has nobody picked up that the building is already being used as an illegal mosque. Why would they be polluting peoples eardrums by calling to prayer if it wasn’t.

A quick search on a mosque directory site for Blackburn returned a whopping 89 mosques in the town. 11 times more mosques than a large city like Liverpool that has 8 in total.

Jack Straw opposes mosque in Blackburn house

1:00pm Wednesday 22nd January 2014 in NewsBy Bill Jacobs, Local government reporter

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JACK Straw has called on councillors to dismiss a new bid for a mosque in a Blackburn terrace house.

In 2011, Farooq Mohammed applied for retrospective planning consent for the place of worship above his Ashrafi Study Centre Madrassah, in Accrington Road, Audley.

Blackburn with Darwen Council’s planning committee refused the proposal because of objections over noise and nuisance from neighbours and ordered the mosque to cease operations.

Mr Mohammed, who has operated an Islamic school for 75 pupils at the premises between 5pm and 7.30pm with planning permission since July 2009, has now tabled a second bid for a smaller mosque on the ground floor only.

A maximum of 20 worshippers would attend at any one time.

Neighbours, Blackburn MP Mr Straw and Father Martin Daniels, of nearby St Jude’s Church, have objected again to the siting of a mosque in the house.

Councillors have been recommended by officers to refuse the application. They say the levels of noise and general disturbance remains too high to be acceptable in planning terms.

Next door neighbours Paolo and Kelly Fardella have written to the council saying: “Although the level in which the mosque will operate has changed in the current application from first floor to ground floor, we feel that the level of noise when all the worshippers are there will not change, not to mention the calls to pray that regularly disturb us.”

Mr Straw said using terraced houses as mosques was no longer necessary, or appropriate, to allow Muslims to practise their faith.

He added: “There are plenty of mosques nearby”

Mr Mohammed’s agent Imran Patel, of Compass Architectural Consultants, said: “We have no comment to make before the meeting.”

 

MPs call on Pakistani community to root out paedophiles, and pigs might fly

Blackburn MP Jack Straw and Pendle Tory Andrew Stephenson have backed Children’s Minister Edward Timpson’s call for the Pakistani community to root out paedophiles in its midst……and pigs might fly!!

Its not before time people stood up and told it how it is without pandering to Muslims for fear of being accused of racism or upsetting the ever so sensitive Muslim community. Yet as much as i agree with what the MP’s have said i honestly dont think it will make the slightest bit of difference and will fall upon deaf Muslim ears and denials as usually is the case with any criticisms of Islam or its followers.

Children’s Minister Edward Timpson told the commons,

“in the past there had not been ‘robust investigations’ into such offences because of ‘cultural sensitivities or political correctness’.”

Now were starting to get somewhere with those in a position of authority actually telling the truth about the Muslim grooming epidemic. But it still doesn’t make up for the fact that the Muslim paedophile problem was allowed to fester unchallenged for so long. Time and time I have said that there is no room for political correctness in something as severe as child abuse. Regardless if it upsets the Muslims or adversely effects community cohesion.

No sooner had the respective Blackburn and Pendle MPs said that they agreed the Muslim communities need to start doing more in rooting it out senior Muslim local  council members for the area came out with head still buried  in the sand comments. Senior Blackburn with Darwen councillor Mohammed Khan said: “This affects all communities.” Pendle Labour group leader Mohammed Iqbal said: “It is unfair to single out the Pakistani community.”

You might as well talk to the brick wall than appeal to the Muslims to do something good for British society in general for once instead of looking out for themselves only. These Islamic apologist comments are by 2 council members who are supposed to represent and look out in the interests of  not just the Muslims community but the community as a whole. So what chance have you got of the religious Mullahs, those Muslims that hold the real power and sway of their community to do anything about it.

Why are they going to speak out about something that they don’t see as doing any wrong. Their law is sharia and the Quran which overrides any law of the land in their eyes. The paedophile false prophet Mohammed’s self made law to benefit himself 1500 years ago. The role model to all other Muslims who himself had sex with his 9 year old child bride meaning to say its wrong is to say Islam is wrong. The Quran that is full of hatred and discrimination towards infidels and women. So if  the government or anybody thinks the Imams or any other Muslims, are going to report their Islamic brothers for abusing white British schoolgirls who they think deserve it, then they are mad

The only way to eradicate the vile Muslim rape wave on Britain’s children is for the police to have a no holds barred attitude towards it because softly softly appeasing doesn’t work

 

East Lancs MPs call on Pakistani community to root out paedophiles

2:00pm Friday 22nd March 2013 in News  By Bill Jacobs, Local government reporter

BLACKBURN MP Jack Straw and Pendle Tory Andrew Stephenson have backed Children’s Minister Edward Timpson’s call for the Pakistani community to root out paedophiles in its midst.

Mr Timpson told a Commons inquiry into street grooming that in the past there had not been ‘robust investigations’ into such offences because of ‘cultural sensitivities or political correctness’.

He told the Home Affairs Select Committee: “We’ve seen a pattern develop within a minority of some Pakistani communities where there have been particular traits of activity that have continued for far too long without being detected, properly investigated and followed through with a prosecution.”

The two East Lancashire MPs agreed and local Pakistani politicians said raised awareness following the recent Rochdale child abuse case, when nine men were jailed for grooming girls as young as 13, had led to more action.

Mr Straw, who spoke out after the scandal was exposed, said: “Basically he is right. Some parts of the Pakistani community have been in wilful denial about this. In East Lancashire, especially Blackburn with Darwen, we have been more on top of this. I hope things are changing.”

Mr Stephenson said: “The minister is right. There have been horrific cases in East Lancashire and a lot of effort has been spent talking to Imams and teachers. The Pakistani community locally needs to be more ruthless about rooting this out.”

Senior Blackburn with Darwen councillor Mohammed Khan said: “This affects all communities. I think awareness is rising since the Rochdale case and people are more likely to report possible child sex abuse.”

Pendle Labour group leader Mohammed Iqbal said: “It is unfair to single out the Pakistani community. People in the community are now more aware of the tell-tale signs of child abuse so can do more about it.”

Former senior Lancashire detective Mick Gradwell added: “In 2011, Mr Straw’s concerns that some men of Pakistani heritage were involved in the sexual exploitation of vulnerable white teenage girls were given widespread publicity. Since that time the police have put considerable resources into addressing child sexual exploitation. The police in Blackburn and Burnley have developed multi-agency teams that tackle child sexual exploitation.’”

A Lancashire police spokesman said: “Offenders come from many different social and ethnic backgrounds. We recognise in some areas the number of Asian offenders is disproportionate. We have been tackling the issue head on by working with the local communities and visiting mosques.”