trident

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 12 May 2010

    The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament today called on the Liberal Democrats to clarify the details of their coalition agreement with the Conservatives with regard to Trident replacement.

  • 12 May 2010

    The Liberal Democrats have been criticised by Green Party politicians and activists for the terms on which they have agreed a coalition deal with the Conservative Party.

  • 12 May 2010

    Last week the British public did something extraordinary. With millions of different views and motivations, we managed to vote in such a way as to deliver a hung parliament, driving the first wedge in the door of a system that has for too long kept most politicians far removed from democratic accountability.

  • 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.

  • 26 Apr 2010

    A senior Liberal Democrat has said his party may choose to scrap all the UK's nuclear weapons, suggesting a different emphasis to party leader Nick Clegg's focus on a cheaper alternative to Trident.

  • 25 Apr 2010

    The Green Party have welcomed comments by Plaid Cymru and the Scottish National Party (SNP) over the importance of nuclear weapons as an election issue.

  • 23 Apr 2010

    Plaid Cymru and the SNP have said they offer the only “real alternative” on nuclear arms, pointing out that the Liberal Democrats would replace Trident with a different nuclear system.