January 29, 2016 12:25 pm By Robert Spencer 34 Comments
I have been warning for quite some time that Sharia was coming to the United Kingdom, given its hospitality to Sharia finance, galloping eagerness to accommodate Islamic supremacists in all areas, unwillingness to defend its girls from Muslim rape gangs for fear of being accused of “racism,” and desire to implement Sharia blasphemy laws by silencing all criticism of Islamic jihad terror. These warnings have been dismissed as hysterical. Dismiss this.
“Sharia law may stop MPs drinking: Bars will be banned if politicians move to Department of Health – because of secret deal to finance Islamic bond scheme,” by Matt Dathan, Mailonline, January 29, 2016:
MPs could be forced to stop drinking alcohol when they move out of the Palace of Westminster while it undergoes much-needed repairs over the next decade – because of Sharia law.
Earlier this week plans were revealed for MPs to be rehoused in a temporary chamber in a courtyard in the Department of Health, but it has emerged that the building is governed by Islamic law.
The building, located at 79 Whitehall, was quietly transferred to finance an Islamic bond scheme in 2014.
Under terms of the lease, alcohol is one of the activities banned on the premises, according to The Times.
A Whitehall official told the newspaper: ‘It’s true. If MPs want to use Richmond House they’d better give up any hopes it will include a bar.’
Tory MP Andrew Bridgen said he was outraged to discover that parts of Whitehall was being ruled by Islamic law.
‘I do find it unbelievable government buildings are governed by Sharia law,’ he told MailOnline.
‘I don’t see the bars as being an essential part of Parliament but it’s the principle that matters.
‘Most of our constituents will be absolutely amazed that the principle could ever have been authorised.’
Richmond House is one of three Whitehall buildings that were transferred to the £200million Islamic bond scheme, which switched their ownership from British taxpayers to wealthy Middle Eastern businessmen and banks.
George Osborne announced the move in June 2014 as part of an effort to make the UK a global hub for Islamic finance. …