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25 November 2016
New figures out this week show that 24 per cent of British Army recruits are child soldiers. This is despite public opposition from Quakers and many others who are campaigning to raise the age of enlistment.
14 September 2016
Quakers in Scotland and ForcesWatch presented a petition to The Scottish Parliament on Thursday (15 September) calling for greater scrutiny, guidance and consultation on armed forces visits to schools in Scotland.
23 June 2015
Quakers in Britain launch public debate about the militarisation of education by releasing a short film: The Unseen March.
8 July 2015
In July's Budget, the Chancellor announced £50million to expand cadet forces across 500 state schools. This is the latest evidence of the creeping militarisation of schools by the Department for Education.