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military spending & recruitment

Royal Navy vessels

The Labour Party have been urged to urged to clarify their policies after Jeremy Corbyn appeared to contradict his Shadow Defence Secretary.

School student climate protesters in London

The head of the British army has been criticised for claiming that the army can attract more young recruits by being “environmentally sustainable”.

UK army recruits in training

The Peace Pledge Union has said that an extra £2.2bn for "defence" will fuel war while diverting money from real needs.

Staff and volunteers in the Peace Pledge Union office

There are currently no staff vacancies.

UK army recruits in training

The UK’s incoming Prime Minister has been urged to reject proposals to introduce a “presumption against prosecution” for armed forces personnel.

Ministry of Defence

The Ministry of Defence has been accused of insulting victims after suggesting that bullying problems can be solved with diversity training.

Royal Navy vessels

The Peace Pledge Union has urged politicians not to back calls to increase Royal Navy spending following tension in the Strait of Hormuz. 

Jeremy Hunt

Jeremy Hunt has been accused of prioritising the militarist lobby in the Conservative Party over global security and economic need.

PPU conference last year

We inivite you to join us in London on Satuday 1st June for Local to Global: Solidarity for Peace. This is the annual conference of the Peace Pledge Union. 

UK soldiers in training

The Peace Pledge Union have insisted that armed forces personnel must be subject to the same laws that other people have to follow. 

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