The pale war and the arkfall severely disfigured europe but the United Kingdom surprisingly
survived the environmental change (but not geological) however all comunications (internet, radio, phone etc...) were blocked by radiations. United Kingdom is now an authoritarian government protected from outside threats by a walls with automated artillery and guards and from inside by an policies control of the population.
The vast majority of the population has accept to live in ignorance and to sacrifice their freedom for a better security ensure by the regime.
However even if protesting against the regime is severely punished some groups disagree with the isolationism of the countrie and believe that a war could be done to recover the ancients lands of europe, they therefore try to pass weapon to the french resistance and to influence the government in hope that one day the situation will change in their favor.