Category - nuclear weapons

  • 2 Jun 2010

    The coalition government will come under pressure on nuclear weapons today, as a number of new MPs from different parties visit Downing Street to call for government action on disarmament.

  • 29 May 2010

    An alliance of nine UK Churches has expressed disappointment at the failure of nuclear weapons states to agree deadlines for actions on nuclear disarmament.

  • 27 May 2010

    The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) welcomed the announcement yesterday concerning the size of Britain's nuclear arsenal but pointed out the government's continued failure to review Trident.

  • 26 May 2010

    The revelation that the Israeli government in the 1980s considered selling nuclear weapons to the apartheid regime in South Africa has triggered fresh criticisms of Israel's current nuclear policies.

  • 22 May 2010

    Pressure is growing on defence ministers, who appear to have ruled out including Trident in their strategic review. The Lib Dems have been accused of accepting Tory policy on the issue.

  • 6 May 2010

    For the first time in a British general election, significant numbers of voters will today have the opportunity to support candidates from parties described specifically as “Christian”. Symon Hill hopes that very few of them will choose to do so.

  • 6 May 2010

    The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament have said that some constituencies have become “Trident marginals”, in which a closely fought contest involves different views on the issue.

  • 5 May 2010

    Negotiations on the second day of the NPT conference here in New York provided both glimpses of hope and cause for frustration.

  • 4 May 2010

    The people of Wales need to know where the Liberal Democrats really stand on nuclear weapons, says a Plaid Cymru candidate who is challenging them to "come clean".

  • 3 May 2010

    The days preceding the opening of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference at the UN in New York on the 3 May 2010 have been both compelling and exhausting. Many international NGOs and their supporters have been busily engaged at the 'Disarm Now' International NGO Conference at the Riverside Church in Harlem, an historic and symbolic venue for the peace movement in the US.