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military spending & recruitment

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. 

Jeremy Hunt

The UK Foreign Secretary has been accused of pursuing policies that will make the world less safe after calling for a large increase in military spending after Brexit.

PPU conference 2018

Would you like to be part of determining the PPU's policies, strategy and direction? Are you a PPU member? Have you been a member for at least a year?

Royal Military Academy Sandhurst

Saudi officers are being trained at military bases in the UK, according to information published under the Freedom of Information Act.

British army recruits in training

The Peace Pledge Union (PPU) has welcomed the news that the British army is still failing to meet its recruitment targets.

PPU members demonstrating against the UK government's military support for Saudi Arabia

The UK government say they will investigate claims that UK "special forces" are operating in Yemen alongside Saudi-backed troops. 

Staff and volunteers in the Peace Pledge Union office

This is a vital time to be resisting war and militarism with active nonviolence. We now have two vacancies on the Peace Pledge Union's staff team. 

Copy of "My Mummy is a Soldier"

Military institutions have been misusing International Women's Day to portray themselves as supporters of equality.

Gavin Williamson

Gavin Williamson's announcement of new UK military bases in the Caribbean was made without consulting the countries concerned. 

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