Government accused of allowing arms industry to act with impunity, damaging development efforts and fuelling conflict

The British government’s role in arms exports has come under scrutiny amid accusations that the trade’s corrupt practices are being deliberately protected to benefit the economy.

Andrew Feinstein, CEO of Corruption Watch, an arms control watchdog, said the government’s approach was not only deeply damaging to Britain’s global development efforts but also fuelled world conflicts.

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