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The Lancashire Council of Mosques has slammed the decision to stop providing meat from animals that had not been stunned before slaughter, saying it will only serve to increase Islamophobia and anti-Semitism.

The Lancashire Council of Mosques (LCM) is calling for a boycott of school meals after Lancashire County Council voted to ban supplying its schools and premises 'halal' meat from animals which had not been stunned before slaughter – with the exemption of poultry.

Councillors voted 41 for the ban, 24 against with 15 abstentions.


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