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The Peace Pledge Union has said that the potential help of military personnel with tasks such as food deliveries should mark the beginning of diverting military resources to civilian use.
The Chancellor's plan to give National Insurance relief to businesses that hire veterans has been condemned for encouraging employers to engage in unfair discrimination.
Pacifist determination to resist war was made clear as Peace Pledge Union members from around Britain held their annual general meeting last weekend.
As Boris Johnson announces a defence review, pacifists have called for cuts to military spending and funding for tackling long-term security threats.
Pacifists have welcomed a vote by Cambridge University Students' Union against allowing military recruitment at freshers' fairs.
The Peace Pledge Union (PPU) predicted that students at other universities will follow Cambridge's example.
People in the UK, US and Iran are demonstrating against war and military aggression.
The UK army has been accused of trying to exploit teenagers who lack self-confidence after launching their 2020 recruitment campaign.
The UK government has announced legislation to end so-called "vexatious" claims against armed forces personnel.
British pacifists have promised that Boris Johnson will face continuous resistance as he seeks to implement militarist policies.
General election candidates are facing questions over issues including the arms trade, nuclear weapons and militarism in schools.