Grants made by the Trust for Research and Education on the Arms Trade out of its unrestricted funds

2015/16

  1. £480 to the War Resisters International towards the charitable aspects of its "Stopping the War Business: an invitation to action" resource;
  2. £600 from a grant to Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) to undertake a national poll to gauge public opinion on arms exports;
  3. £8,827.64 to CAAT for its charitable work from the legacy of Phyllis Smith;
  4. £300 to Liverpool Friends of Palestine towards the publication costs of “Get Your Bombs Off Our Lawn” research into University of Liverpool links with drone production;
  5. £4,900 to Corporate Watch to enable it to continue a project on arms companies supplying the Turkish military and the use of arms to repress Kurdish people in North Kurdistan.

2014/15

  1. £20,000 to CAAT for a political influence browser from the grant agreed in April 2013 from the legacy of Sarah Gardiner;
  2. £5,000 to Corporate Watch for a project on arms companies supplying the Turkish military and the use of arms against the Kurdish people in North Kurdistan.

2013/14

  1. £1,000 to the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Drones as a contribution towards its work;
  2. £418.20 to the Omega Research Foundation towards the costs of attendance at the Defence and Security Equipment International 2013 exhibition;
  3. £5,148 to Nicholas Gilby for the libel checking of his TREAT-funded research on corruption and arms sales, plus £500 towards photographs for his book on the subject.
  4. £600 to CAAT to undertake a national poll to gauge public opinion on arms exports;
  5. £5,000 to Corporate Watch towards its investigation of the effect of military technology on people in Gaza.

2012/13

  1. £4,000 to Scientists for Global Responsibility towards its project on reforming the government's military and security science and technology programmes;
  2. £1,500 to the Omega Research Foundation towards the costs of attendance at the iDEX 2013 arms exhibition;
  3. £45,000 to CAAT for research and computer applications.

2011/12

  1. £500 to the Campaign Against Depleted Uranium for the research and writing of a report into UK policy with regards to its use of depleted uranium weapons.

2010/11

  1. £1,008 to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute for research on arms trade subsidies;
  2. £1,000 to the Fellowship of Reconciliation and the SPEAK Network towards the cost of the production of materials and a speaker tour in connection with work on armed drones or unmanned aerial vehicles.

2009/10

  1. £4,000 to SPEAK Campaign and Prayer Network towards its "Counting the Cost" campaign - £1,000 for the 24-page educational booklet and £3,000 for one year of the printed educational resources;
  2. £14,400 to CAAT for funding of the educational aspects of the Local Campaign Co-ordinator's post;
  3. £8,600 to Neil Cooper towards the cost of writing and researching a book on the history of arms trade regulation.

2008/09

  1. £665.50 to CAAT to fund its UK Trade & Investment report.

2007/08

  1. £1,000 to CAAT to fund the balance of the briefing, now called "Making Arms; Wasting Skills";
  2. £24,696 to to CAAT to help fund its research programme.

2006/07

  1. £5,000 to CAAT to fund a briefing on "Arms Trade Employment: Reality and Alternatives".

2005/06

  1. £18,164.00 to CAAT towards the cost of employing a Research Co-ordinator;
  2. 5000 Euros (£3,433.32) to Christopher Steinmetz of BITS on behalf of the ENAAT Research Group for a report on the European Defence Agency;
  3. the final instalment of £6,857 of a total grant of £19,981 to CAAT for one-day's work a week for three years by the Local Campaigns Co-ordinator to disseminate CAAT's research;
  4. £3,000 to SPEAK being the cost of the Regional Support Worker plus approximately a third of the cost of the Pray and Post cards, representing the educational proportion of the latter;
  5. £5,900 to Nicholas Gilby to enable him to research and write a book "Arms and Bribes: The Untold History of the UK and the House of Saud".

2004/05

  1. £500 to the Network of Christian Peace Organisations towards the Peacezone at the Greenbelt Festival;
  2. £2,079 to SPEAK for reprinting its arms trade booklets and supporting educational talks by Regional Support Workers;
  3. £14,792 to CAAT for the balance of the cost of employing a Research Intern for a year;
  4. £1,500 to CAAT, being the second of three grants to undertake a national poll to gauge public opinion on arms exports;
  5. £6,569 to CAAT being the second year of a three-year grant for one-day's work a week by the Local Campaigns Co-ordinator to disseminate CAAT's research;
  6. £6,000 to the Fellowship of Reconciliation for education and advocacy on the Defence Export Services Organisation;
  7. 5000 Euros (£3,499.91) to the Campagne tegen Wapenhandel on behalf of the ENAAT Research Group for a report into the military aspects of the EU Constitution.

2003/04

  1. £1,500 a year to CAAT for three years to undertake a national poll to gauge public opinion on arms exports;
  2. £5,000 to CAAT to commission a report about the arms purchases, production and sales by India and Pakistan;
  3. £500 to the Movement for the Abolition of War towards the cost of an educational video;
  4. £375 to the Network for Christian Peace Organisations towards the cost of the Peace Zone at the Greenbelt Festival 2003;
  5. £7,861.86 to CAAT towards the cost of employing a Research Co-ordinator;
  6. £5,310 to CAAT to commission Emma Mayhew to write a report about the relationship between the UK government and the arms industry;
  7. £500 to Communityspeak as a contribution towards the cost of making a young people's documentary into the DSEi Arms Fair.

2002/03

  1. £250 to enable Ian Goudie to attend the Annual Middlesex University Economists Against the Arms Race meeting;
  2. £2,000 to the University of Plymouth for Neil Cooper’s continuing research on conflict goods;
  3. £2,108.56 to SPEAK for an arms trade booklet and "Pray and Post" materials;
  4. £6,465 to CAAT for one-day's work a week by the Local Campaigns Co-ordinator to disseminate CAAT's research;
  5. £21,500 to CAAT to cover the cost of a Research Intern for one year.

2001/02

  1. £3,028 to the University of Plymouth for Neil Cooper’s continuing research on conflict goods;
  2. £500 to the Network of Christian Peace Organisations for the peace stall at Greenbelt;
  3. £9,777.60 to CAAT towards the cost of employing a Research Co-ordinator.

2000/01

  1. £10,000 to enable CAAT to employ a Research Co-ordinator for two days a week from November 2000 to October 2001;
  2. £2,000 for Neil Cooper’s research on conflict goods.

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