The UK will spend over £350bn on extravagant military projects while failing to ensure national health security

25 March 2020 — Declassified UK

By Mark Curtis

Declassified Milspend main 1600x800The British Royal Navy’s future flagship aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth arrives at her new home port of Portsmouth, Britain, 16 August 2017. (Photo: EPA-EFE / Gerry Penny)

New analysis shows that Britain plans to spend hundreds of billions of pounds on expensive military projects while the UK’s under-funded public health system struggles to address pandemics such as Covid-19.

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