‘Political Islam’, and the Muslim Brotherhood Review: Government Response to the Committee’s Sixth Report Contents


Terms of Reference

1 Introduction

2 Response from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and Committee commentary

Defining ‘political Islam’

Our definition of ‘political Islam’

Democracy and elections: winning elections

Democratic culture: sharing power

Democracy and sharing power

Transparency of organisation, and internal structures

Transparency of messaging: Arabic and English

Pragmatic policies

An evolving policy debate

Involvement in violence and terrorism

‘Firewall’ against extremism

Victims of violence

The Muslim Brotherhood Review

Reactions to the Main Findings—Undermining the UK’s image abroad

Perceived pressure from Gulf allies

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal Minutes

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

3 March 2017