Defence increase

Icrease spending for NHS or Defence? Media neglect of astonishing increase Shouldn’t the BBC and other media be exploring this issue? Spending increases in defence while cuts or inadequate increases everywhere else. Could we have a bit more balance in reviewing where cuts might be made? There was a glaring enormous hike in spending on defence  […]

Government spending increase

Spending increase? Result?Massive defence spending scrapped?  –  Well some of it. The social care system in the UK is short of 300,000 carers. Carers are leaving because they are unable to live on the very low pay. Cuts from some of the astonishing defence/arms spending budget increases last November and this October could help to […]

Military cuts

Tanks

BRITISH PUBLIC WILL SCREAM if arms spending is not seriously cut back Today, 20 October 2022, Liz Truss, UK Prime Minister, has resigned and the British Government is in a feverish condition following a couple of weeks of disastrous policy decisions and U-turns. The newly appointed Chancellor of the Exchequer, Jeremy Hunt, has said that […]

Where has the money gone? Aid budget cut funds arms spending

Where has the money gone? Aid budget cut funds arms spending Cash shortage isn’t just because of covid.  – Biggest arms spending budget for 30 years The UK now has the biggest defence/arms spending budget in Europe. On 19th of November 2020 the government announced the largest military spending budget for 30 years. This amounted […]

Rocketing arms spending leaves little for nurses

Rocketing arms spending leaves little for nurses’ pay The UK will have the biggest defence budget in Europe On 19th of November last year the UK government announced the largest military spending budget for 30 years. This amounted to a £16.5 billion increase above the manifesto commitment over four years.On existing forecasts, this is an […]