Art Works: Islam:Written question - HL87

Asked on: 28 May 2015
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Art Works: Islam
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 by: Baroness Neville-Rolfe
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.

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