Category - trident

  • 20 Apr 2010

    The Scottish National Party (SNP) have launched their manifesto, urging voters to reject the “cuts agenda” of the Labour, Conservative and Liberal Democrat parties.

  • 18 Apr 2010

    The Communist Party of Britain (CPB) has said that after a week and a half of election campaigning, “the people's needs continue to be ignored by the main parties”.

  • 17 Apr 2010

    The Tory Shadow Defence Secretary, Liam Fox, has today attacked Nick Clegg's criticism of the Trident nuclear weapons system, insisting that Trident renewal is necessary because the country faces “real threats”. He is right that Britain faces real threats – he just hasn't explained how Trident would be useful against any of them.

  • 17 Apr 2010

    The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament insisted today that “Trident has become a key election issue" after controversy over nuclear arms appeared in the first televised "leaders' debate".

  • 13 Apr 2010

    Plaid Cymru have launched their general election manifesto with an insistence that protection for the vulnerable is a political priority that other parties are ignoring.

  • 4 Apr 2010

    Scotland’s church leaders have launched an Easter message challenging all political parties to scrap Trident nuclear weapons and redirect resources to meet social need.

  • 3 Apr 2010

    Christians have shared communion while participating in a blockade of the Faslane nuclear weapons base in Scotland. It formed part of a Europe-wide day of action.

  • 20 Mar 2010

    A speech about nuclear arms by the Prime Minister has been described as a “missed opportunity” after he failed to make specific commitments to cutting back the UK government’s nuclear arsenal.

  • 13 Mar 2010

    Not for the first time, the government and the Tories are fighting a phoney war over military spending.

  • 16 Feb 2010

    It was a strange sight. There are not many occasions on which I watch people singing Thine Be The Glory while surrounded by police.