A debate spurred by Muslim student's complaint that she is not allowed to pray in school has resulted in a racism complaint against a Danish People's Party MP.

Alex Ahrendtsen of the anti-immigration Danish People's Party (DF) will formally be reported to police for racism on Monday over remarks he made about Muslims on Friday night.

Speaking to TV2, Ahrendtsen gave his full support to a suburban Copenhagen school that has told its Muslim students not to pray and accused Muslim converts of "boasting" about their faith.

"There is only one thing worse than devout Muslims and that is converts," Ahrendtsen said.

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