Campaign Against Arms Trade press release re Global Day of Action on Military Spending
A report on London Campaign Against Arms Trade's protest at Top Gear Live, ExCeL Centre
As part of a campaign against Clarion Events' ownership of the Defence and Security Equipment International arms fair (DSEi), Saturday saw London Campaign Against Arms Trade (London CAAT) carry out a protest at Clarion's latest show, Top Gear Live, which took place this Saturday at the ExCeL Centre in London. Top Gear is the BBC's phenomenally successful motoring show.
London CAAT members maintained the pressure on Clarion Events with a demonstration outside the International Fine Art & Antiques Fair at Kensington Olympia. After being moved on by the over-zealous security guards, we took up a position outside the entrance to the tube station.
London CAAT took part in the Global Day of Action on Military Spending with a protest outside the Treasury. Placards contrasted the UK's military expenditure in 2010 (£38.954bn) with the number of nurses that could fund (1.5 million) or the cuts the Ministry of Defence was facing (8%) compared to the cut of the school buildings budget (67%). Report and pics ...
A press release ahead of London CAAT's protest at the Baby Show on Saturday
A report of London CAAT's protest at the Clarion-owned Travel Show