Theresa May accused of double standards over terrorism funding

At the G20 summit, Theresa May claimed her priority is to disrupt terrorist groups from accessing finance, despite criticism over her own position on Saudi Arabia. It has emerged in the last couple of weeks that Theresa May is sitting … Continue reading Theresa May accused of double standards over terrorism funding

Jeremy Corbyn repeats call for government to stop selling arms to Saudi Arabia

In light of Saudi Arabia’s military operation in Yemen, Jeremy Corbyn has repeated his call to the government to stop selling arms to the country “to show that we want a peace process in Yemen, not an invasion.” Saudi Arabia … Continue reading Jeremy Corbyn repeats call for government to stop selling arms to Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has ‘clear and growing’ link to UK extremism

The Henry Jackson Society have reported a “clear and growing link” between Islamist organisations in receipt of overseas funds, hate preachers and Jihadist groups promoting violence, according the BBC. Their report says a number of Gulf nations, as well as … Continue reading Saudi Arabia has ‘clear and growing’ link to UK extremism

A review into the funding of extremism and radicalisation reported in 2016 still not made public

Caroline Lucas of the Green Party has written to the Home Office asking whether the Department’s report on foreign funding of extremism and radicalisation in the UK would be made public. The Home Secretary Amber Rudd and Prime Minister Theresa … Continue reading A review into the funding of extremism and radicalisation reported in 2016 still not made public

“Bumbling Boris” dodges Caroline Lucas’s question about arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Caroline Lucas, co-Leader of the Green Party and MP for Brighton Pavillion, proudly tweeted that “bumbling Boris” was “a little defensive” after she asked him whether he is proud that the UK sells weapons to Saudi Arabia. Johnson replied instead … Continue reading “Bumbling Boris” dodges Caroline Lucas’s question about arms sales to Saudi Arabia