The Conservative Muslim Forum (CMF) is an integral part of the Conservative Party. All CMF members are full members of the Party and we believe that the fundamental values of the Conservative Party such as recognising the importance of the family, scepticism of state control, a belief in private enterprise, low taxes and personal responsibility are values that appeal to British Muslims.


The CMF's full objectives are set out on the Objectives page. They can be summarised as encouraging British Muslims to play their full part in the political life of our country, and in particular to support the Conservative Party, join the Conservative Party and stand as Conservative Party candidates.

We also advise Conservative candidates campaigning to Muslim voters. If you are a candidate and think we can help just get in touch.


11 DEC 2017

British Government support for Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims

All around the world, people with any sense of humanity are appalled at Myanmar’s disgraceful treatment of Rohingya Muslims. In November, the United Nations Security Council condemned Myanmar’s actions in a unanimous resolution. The British Government has been speaking out against Myanmar’s persecution of Rohingya Muslims for many years and has...


16 NOV 2017

CMF supporting Enfield Southgate Curry Evening

One of the CMF's key messages is the need for Muslim Conservative Party members to participate fully in the activities of their local Conservative association. It is by our actions that we demonstrate that Muslims are an integral part of British society. On 16 November Enfield Southgate...


04 NOV 2017

Hashim Bhatti shortlisted for LGiU Award

Since May 2015 CMF Executive Member Hashim Bhatti has been a Conservative Councillor for Clewer North Ward in the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead. We were delighted to learn that he has been shortlisted in the category "Young Councillor of the Year" in the LGiU Awards 2017. Another young Windsor councillor,...


02 NOV 2017

CMF at the Turkish Embassy

The CMF seeks to establish good relations with the London embassies and high commissions of all Muslim majority countries. The reason is that all these countries have diaspora communities in the UK who are potential Conservative voters and potential CMF members. Also all of these countries are...


25 OCT 2017

Eid al-Adha Reception

On Wednesday 25 October, the CMF held a reception to mark Eid al-Adha. Although the date of Eid itself was much earlier, the CMF always holds its celebration event in October to allow time for the party conferences season. The event was very well attended, with a large number of younger people...


10 OCT 2017

CMF visits European Parliament

On Tuesday and Wednesday 10 and 11 October, the CMF organised its third delegation to the European Parliament. Our host was Syed Kamall, Conservative MEP for London and Co-Chair, European Conservatives and Reformists Group. This was the largest delegation the CMF has taken to Brussels, consisting...


08 OCT 2017

CMF at Centre for Turkish Studies Gala Dinner

One of the most enjoyable ways for Conservative Muslim Forum members spread the its message is to attend events put on by other organisations. On Sunday 8 October 2017 the Centre for Turkish Studies (usually abbreviated to CEFTUS) held its 6'th Annual Gala Dinner, which also incorporated the...


01 OCT 2017

CMF at Conservative Party Conference

The Conservative Muslim Forum always attends the annual Conservative Party Conference in force, and normally has an exhibition stand in the Party Zone. This year's conference in Manchester from 1 - 4 October was no exception. Attending the Party Conference is an excellent way of spreading the...


08 SEP 2017

CMF response to House of Lords Select Committee on Citizenship and Civic Engagement

The Lords Select Committee on Citizenship and Engagement was appointed on 29 June 2017 to consider citizenship and civic engagement, and to make recommendations. It is due to report by 31 March 2018. Below are details of the Select Committee's call for evidence, and a copy of the response submitted today by the Conservative Muslim Forum. Call for...


07 AUG 2017

Mike Mogul attends Croydon Conservatives fundraiser

On Sunday 23 July 2017, Croydon Conservatives held a fundraising barbecue, hosted by Charles Lise, Chairman of Croydon North Conservatives. CMF Executive Member Mike Mogul attended and played an essential role by cooking on the barbecue. Such informal occasions are great opportunities for meeting...


14 JUL 2017

Mike Mogul attends Chris Philp "Thank You" event

One of our key messages is that Muslims need to play their full part in wider society, and Muslim Conservatives need to be active inside the wider Conservative Party. CMF Executive Member Mike Mogul was tireless during the recent general election campaign in canvassing for the Conservative...


01 JUL 2017

CMF visit to Amaravati Buddhist Monastery

On Saturday 1 July 2017, over 20 people from the CMF were privileged to visit Amaravati Buddhist Monastery near Hemel Hempstead as guest of the head of the monastery, the Venerable Ajahn Amaro. As stated in our constitution, membership of the CMF is open to all, irrespective of religious belief. Indeed, two of the members...


19 JUN 2017

Attack on Muslim worshippers near Finsbury Park Mosque

We awoke this morning to news of another hate motivated attack on innocent people. While details are still emerging, reliable media have reported that a van driven by a white male individual deliberately ploughed into a group of Muslims outside the Muslim Welfare House near the Finsbury Park...


05 JUN 2017

CMF statement on the London Bridge Attack

On Saturday evening, while Britain still mourned the victims of the suicide bombing in Manchester, our country was attacked again by terrorists seeking to kill as many people as possible. Seven people enjoying a summer evening at London Bridge were murdered, and dozens seriously injured, before our...


23 MAY 2017

CMF statement: The terrorist bombing in Manchester

Manchester is one of the great cities of the United Kingdom. Last night, it was the venue for a pop concert starring the American singer Ariana Grande, attended by thousands of happy young children and adults, people from many different religious and ethnic backgrounds as Manchester is a very...


12 MAY 2017

CMF Chairman campaigning in Tooting

A general election campaign is won constituency by constituency. In the May 2015 general election, Conservative candidate Dan Watkins nearly took the seat from the sitting Labour MP the Rt Hon Sadiq Khan, who managed to hold on by only 2,842 votes. Dan fought the seat again in June 2016 in the by...


16 APR 2017

Annual Report 2016

The Annual Report 2016 is an 11 page PDF document which can be downloaded from this link. For convenience, the text has also been reproduced below. If you want to print it or download it to a mobile device for later reading, the PDF version is recommended. Introduction from our President I did establish...


28 MAR 2017

Shared Citizenship in Israel - Building a Multi-Ethnic Democracy

On Tuesday 28 March, alongside Conservative Friends of Israel (CFI) we hosted the NGO Merchavim Institute of Israel in Parliament. Israel’s survival and flourishing over the last 66 years have shown that it is possible to build a vibrant multi-ethnic and multi-religious democracy, despite facing existential external...


25 MAR 2017

CMF Treasurer at The Citizens Foundation charity dinner

Spreading the message of the Conservative Muslim Forum requires both explicitly political activities, and also much quiet networking. On Saturday 25 March CMF Treasurer Samir Thantrey attended a charity dinner was organised by Muslim Care, a UK registered charity,  to raise funds for The Citizens...


23 MAR 2017

CMF Deputy Chairman attends Trafalgar Square vigil

The true spirit of London is shown by the way that Londoners come together after major tragedies. Sadly this spirit was needed again after the terrible terrorist attack on Westminster Bridge outside Parliament on Wednesday 22 March 2017 which the CMF condemned in its statement on the same evening. Early evening the following day, Londoners from all walks of...



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