Reach tens of thousands of people instantly by advertising with Ekklesia. Find out more
Michael Gove's £2 million programme to place former service personnel in British schools has been roundly criticised by faith, peace and civic groups.
Britain is now the only European country to recruit 16-year-olds into the army. Quakers in Britain are calling on the government to raise the minimum age to 18.
The British army appears to be targeting young people from the poorest backgrounds, according to new research. Disadvantaged schools were found more likely to recieve army visits.