Theresa May keeping people on the streets of Britain safe

Following her Saudi Arabian trade junket, Theresa May, as the Independent put it, ‘staunchly defended selling arms to Saudi Arabia despite the country facing accusations of war crimes, insisting close ties “keep people on the streets of Britain safe”.’ Britain is the second biggest arms dealer in the world, the USA being number one, two-thirds […]

Michael Fallon wants the armed forces to become pimps for the arms trade.

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,271 Monday 30 November 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, The Financial Times reports that defence secretary Michael Fallon has announced that ‘Britain’s soldiers must become salesmen for UK arms abroad, according to plans drawn up by the Ministry of Defence to boost exports and help keep the defence […]