“The UK spends £39 billion a year on the
military and arms, while vital services in health, education, welfare
and renewable energy are cut or under threat”. This concern was raised
at a meeting in the Houses of Parliament on Monday 15 April by 39 peace
and development groups.
Press article: Calls in Parliament for military spending to be directed to meet human needs (The Independent Catholic News)
Members of Pax Christi, Campaign Against the Arms Trade and Movement for the Abolition of War took part in street-theatre and protest outside Parliament.
Press article: London: Global Day of Action Against Military Spending (The Independent Catholic News)