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This Saturday, a giant peace scarf measuring seven miles will be stretched between the UK’s two nuclear bomb factories in protest at plans to spend £100bn replacing the Trident nuclear weapons system.
Quakers in Britain have expressed strong disagreement with the conclusion of the report published by the Trident Commission on 1 July which says the UK should retain its nuclear deterrent.
The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) today (1 July) published a response to the Concluding Report of the Trident Commission, entitled Against the Tide.
CND has criticised increased government expendidture on nuclear weapons and called for submarines to be recalled from service in the light of new safety issues.
CND says that "the government is floundering" in its attempt to make the case for Trident replacement as questions continue to grow across the political spectrum.
CND has expressed profound disappointment at the "historic opportunity missed", as the Liberal Democrat Conference failed to oppose Trident replacement.
A packed fringe event at Liberal Democrat Conference today urged the party leadership to deliver on nuclear disarmament by rejecting Trident replacement.
Action AWE and Trident Ploughshares blockaded the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) in Burghfield today (2 September)
The Just Peace Pilgrims arrive in London this week, bringing the message that the £100bn cost of Trident would be better spent on funding essential human needs.
Fifty-five years after their first London to Aldermaston march, CND will return to Britain's nuclear bomb factory on April 1 to say 'stop fooling with nuclear weapons'.