It has been announced this week that the UK military is to receive an extra £4bn a year over the next four years. This represents an increase of around 10% per annum and sits on top of existing plans to increase defence spending at above inflation rates.
On Wednesday (23 September 2020), Keir Starmer sacked 3 socialist Labour MPs from their front-bench positions for voting against Boris Johnson’s Overseas Operations Bill.
The Ministry of Defence has revealed that Saudi pilots have undergone test-bombings at British ‘air weapon ranges’ in cooperation with the RAF.
The arrest of former Lance Corporal Ahmed Al-Batati by military police on Monday 24th August for protesting outside Downing Street against the British government’s sale of arms to the Saudis for their invasion in Yemen was a clear enough indicator as to how the British government and the Ministry of Defence in particular view anyone attempting to speak out against any wrongdoings.