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  • Welcoming the treaty – witnessing for peace

    Banner at Glasgow Meeting House

    These past few days have seen a flurry of activity, to mark the entry into legal effect of the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. NFPB members and Quakers around the country joined with others in creating visual messages of support, both on buildings and through digital media. Other activities have ranged from … Read more

  • Nuclear weapons treaty: open letter to the government

    2021 Nuclear Weapons Banned graphic

    With other UK partners of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, we have supported this letter to the Prime Minister, sent on 22 January as the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons has come into legal force. To: Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP, UK Prime Minister 10 Downing St London SW1A 2AA … Read more

  • Spend on war no more

    We recently contributed to a Twitterstorm – a series of tweets on the theme of UK military spending, sent out during a narrow time period and using the same hashtag, #UKDefundWar. Coordinated by the UK network of the Global Campaign on Military Spending (GCOMS), it took place after the government announced a planned £24bn increase … Read more

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