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.