Campaign Against Arms Trade
UK Government faces legal challenge over arms supply for Yemen’s war
The UK Government is facing a legal challenge in the high court over its supply of weapons for the war in Yemen.
56 MPs accepted paid-for-trips and gifts from Qatar worth £370,000
At least 56 MPs accepted paid-for-trips and gifts from Qatar collectively worth £370,000 over the five years before the 2022 World Cup.
MPs accept £800,000 worth of trips from states in Saudi-led coalition
96 MPs have had trips paid for by Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain, Kuwait and Egypt over the last eight years.
Arms firms funded by Scottish Enterprise linked to displacement of refugees
Arms firms given taxpayers’ money by Scottish Enterprise have been linked to the displacement of tens of thousands civilians escaping fighting.
Arms firms selling weapons to Israel received nearly £10m in Scottish Enterprise grants
Arms firms in Scotland who sell weapons to Israel received nearly £10m in grants from Scottish Enterprise, it has been revealed.
Douglas Ross slammed for ‘two-bit tank rider’ stunt with arms firm linked to Yemen bombings
Scots Tory leader Douglas Ross has been condemned by critics for a "two bit tank rider" stunt with a French arms firm in Glasgow.
Inverclyde Council passes motion urging Strathclyde Pension Fund to invest ethically
Inverclyde Council has called on Scotland’s largest council pension fund to stop investing in arms and to commit to ethical investments.
UK Government urged to follow President Biden and end arms sales to Saudi Arabia
The UK Government is being urged to follow a shift in US foreign policy and stop selling arms, including smart bombs made in Scotland, to Saudi Arabia.
Scots university members of green COP26 network invest £5.2m in fossil fuels and arms
Scots universities signed up to a COP26 network have shares worth nearly £5.2 million in fossil fuel firms and arms companies causing pollution.