No Arms Fair in London


The bi-annual DSEI arms fair will be held at the London EXCEL centre between 14-17 September.  Supported by the
Ministry of Defence and the UK Defence & Security Export Ministry, it expects 36 thousand visitors from 114 countries.  Their website promotes the event as a chance to ‘do business, enter the supply chain, meet buyers of your products.”  The UK Minister for Defence Procurement says: DSEI is showcasing the best of British defence technology and innovation on a world stage.  Among the 1,600 ‘exhibitors’ are BAE Systems, Lockheed Martin and Thales. Full list here


·  Check out the list of events being organised around the Arms Fair, including a Silent Vigil for Peace, 13 September, 18.30—20.00, meet Royal Victoria DLR.

· Write to your MP with your concerns about the UKs involvement in the arms trade and this event in particular.  You can find your MP details  here .

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