Big increase in arms spending
Increase spending for NHS or more for war? Media neglect of astonishing increase in arms spending 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 […]
Britain’s international reputation – With more nuclear weapons Britain breaks a solemn treaty agreement
Britain’s international reputation – With more nuclear weapons Britain breaks a solemn treaty agreement “Instead of a stockpile of no more than 180 warheads by the mid-2020s, the UK will now increase its overall stockpile to no more than 260 warheads.”Statement found in Integrated Review 2021, House of Commons Library Summary, 17 March 2021. Setting […]
Billions for more weapons – why?
Billions for more weapons – why? More of this? What are the problems that this is a solution to? Britain’s defence budget is is in the wrong hands Britain is planning the largest military spending budget for 30 years. This amounts to a £16.5 billion increase above the Conservative manifesto commitment over four years. (New […]