Public money is being used to fund British exports that have led to human rights abuses, climate change and conflict. When these export loans fail, they create toxic Third World debts. Join our campaign to End Britain’s Dodgy Deals.
Tell Nick Clegg to drop dictator debts
Britain has armed some of the most brutal regimes of the last 40 years – from Saddam Hussein to Hosni Mubarak, General Suharto to the Argentinean military junta of the 1970s.
The Lib Dems promised to investigate the debts they left behind – but they’re refusing to follow through.
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Latest from the campaign
Tim Jones, 1 October 2013
Business Minister Vince Cable has refused to respond to concerns raised by the Kenyan Debt Relief Network (KENDREN) about the legitimacy of Kenya’s debt to the UK. Kiama Kaara, Senior Programme Coordinator at KENDREN wrote to Dr Cable in July, following revelations that some of Kenya’s debt to the UK comes from loans to the [...]
Tim Jones, 20 September 2013
The UK government has backed loans to Pakistan, Indonesia and the Gambia without conducting any assessment of their impact, or the ability of the countries to repay. The revelations come in documents released to Jubilee Debt Campaign under the freedom of information act. Vince Cable’s Department for Dodgy Deals (UK Export Finance) guaranteed £2.6 million [...]
Jubilee Debt Campaign, 2 September 2013
Liberal Democrats fail to follow Norway’s debt audit lead. Documents released under the freedom of information act to Jubilee Debt Campaign have revealed that all of the debt the UK claims from Iran comes from loans to the Shah to buy Rapier missiles and Chieftan tanks. The loans were given in the 1970s, when Iran [...]
Jubilee Debt Campaign, 31 August 2013
Do you want to learn how to expose dodgy practices of companies and governments? Do you want to join with others to use research to expose injustice? Then join us for this FREE training and research event. Saturday 5 October 2013 9.45am – 4.30pm, London During the day we will hear from and question experienced [...]
Tim Jones, 26 June 2013
I bumped into the Business Minister whilst cycling through South London. Cycling to my Econowhat? reading group through Stockwell in South London last week, my eyes were drawn to the pavement and a blazing yellow tie. Pulling carefully into the side of the road, I stopped to see that the man in question was indeed [...]