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Art Works: Islam

Question for Department for Culture, Media and Sport

UIN HL87, tabled on 28 May 2015

To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to support a contest in the United Kingdom between artists depicting the prophet Mohammed, and if so, whether they will provide security protection for such an event.

Answered on

11 June 2015

The Government is not aware of any plans. The safety and security of an event is an issue for the event organisers in consultation with the police.