Tories isolated as progressive parties pledge end to Saudi war trade
As General Election approaches Tories double down on Saudi support to alarm of activists
THE TORY PARTY was left isolated after all other UK, Scottish and Welsh political parties came out confirming that they would stop sales of weapons to Saudi Arabia after the General Election on June 8.
Saudi Arabia considered a strategic ally in the Middle East by the UK Government against terrorism and the expansion of Iranian influence is seen by human rights organisations are one of the leading human rights abusers and blockers of women’s rights.
Ross Ahlfeld: Take a stand with us against a UK arms trade causing devastation around the world
CommonSpace columnist Ross Ahlfeld hopes Scotland can send a loud message during one of the world's biggest arms fairs next month
LAST MONTH I was delighted to meet up with Fr. John Dear and share a lovely meal with him and other friends at the Quaker Meeting House in Edinburgh, courtesy of the good folks at the Edinburgh Peace and Justice Centre.
Jeremy Corbyn: Sack Theresa May for her cuts to police security services
Labour hit out at Tory link to Saudi extremism and under-funding of police
LABOUR LEADER Jeremy Corbyn has called out alleged Tory weakness on the issue of national security in the final few days of the General Election campaign.
Following horrific attacks in Manchester and London, Corbyn has called on the public to sack Theresa May for her role in cutting police number while Home Secretary.