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The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) says it was not not involved in the preparation of Ramadan guidelines from a council to schools in Stoke-on-Trent.

The city council's 11-page guide suggested swimming lessons should stop during Ramadan to ensure Muslim pupils "did not swallow water".

The council said it was based on information from the MCB.

The MCB said part of the guide appeared to be based on one of its documents, but other parts differed.


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