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Volume 718: debated on Monday 29 March 2010


Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Lord McKenzie of Luton on 3 March (WA 348), which festivals of Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Sikhism and Judaism were marked by ministerial video messages on the website of Communities and Local Government; and which Ministers broadcast each of those messages during 2009. [HL2869]

Further to my Written Answer to the noble Lord, the following festivals of Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and Sikhism have been marked by ministerial video messages:


Easter greeting April 2009—Sadiq Khan;

Christmas greeting December 2009—John Denham.


Eid greeting September 2009—John Denham;

Eid Ul Adha November 2009—John Denham.


Hanukkah greeting December 2009—John Denham.


Vasaikhi greeting April 2009—Sadiq Khan.

Hinduism, Jainism and Sikhism

Diwali greeting October 2009—John Denham.