A leading Muslim Council of Britain figure has said he would like all Muslims to feel proud to be British.
Miqdaad Versi said the UK's 2million Muslims should feel "part and parcel of our community and our society" — as he called on politicians to do more to help integration.
The assistant secretary general of the MCB, which represents mosques and charities, spoke ahead of a Government green paper on integration due to be published this week.
Mr Versi added that "universal values of democracy, individual liberty and the rule of law" should be aspired to.
He told The Sun Online: "British values include the ideas of tolerance and respect for other faiths.