• April 26, 2012

    A Quaker has interrupted a speech by Business Secretary Vince Cable to deliver his own impromptu speech against the government’s support for the arms industry.

  • October 14, 2011

    It’s happened at last. Liam Fox, one of the most gung-ho militarists ever to occupy the post of Defence Secretary, has returned to the backbenches. All the excuses and half-truths his supporters could come up with have not saved him. But his departure will be largely pointless if we don’t learn a great deal from the Werrity scandal.

  • September 8, 2011

    On Tuesday (13 September), one of the world’s largest arms fairs will open in London. The London arms fair – known euphemistically as Defence & Security International (DSEi) – will see some of the world’s most vicious regimes and active warmongers send delegations to London to view arms and make deals.

  • January 26, 2011

    Peace campaigners have expressed their sadness at the death of Alun Morinan, Co-ordinator of the Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) Christian Network.

  • August 3, 2010

    England's leading Christian peace organisation, the Fellowship of Reconciliation, have appointed Millius Ncube Palayiwa as their new director.

  • August 1, 2010

    The Prime Minister has been criticised for using his trip to India this past week as a platform for a £700 million arms deal.

  • July 3, 2009

    The Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) has pointed to nationwide protests against the arms industry as evidence of “public revulsion". Such feelings are expected to increase ahead of the London arms fair in September.

  • March 30, 2009

    Peace protesters will be present when board members of United Kingdom Trade & Investment arrive for their meeting today, calling on UKTI to end its "disproportionate and unjustified" support for the arms industry.

  • November 10, 2008

    The government unit responsible for promoting British exports, UK Trade and Investment (UKTI), is facing calls for an end to its role in the arms trade, as activists launch a new campaign to keep up pressure on the suthorities.

  • October 26, 2007

    In a significant demonstration of growing opposition to Britain's involvment in the arms trade, Liverpool City Council has voted unanimously in favour of pulling its pension fund out of arms investments.