How come there's always money for war?

We’re constantly told by the Tories that there’s no money, but there’s always money for war, bombs and Trident.

Audience member at People’s Question time event in East London, 9 October 2014, asks the panel, “How come there’s always money for war bombs and trident? Mark Serwotka, Natalie Bennett and John Rees answer:

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  • James Viney
    commented 2015-02-25 16:52:18 +0000
    In my experience, working in electronics, it would seem the majority of the manufacturing and design work being undertaken in the UK supports the hi tech weapons trade. From a taxation point of view, these jobs pay back into the coffers of the state. I think our foreign policy, however morally bankrupt, to be at war continually keeps people in work. The UK’s investment in the latest weapons technology and the sale of proven older technologies to warring countries is big business and the UK profits from this.
  • John Gregson
    commented 2015-02-10 14:16:24 +0000
    and theres always money for the banksters. like the saying goes there no recesion just a robbery..public funds redirected to the banks..

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