#SNP18 motion to empower Scotland to block Trident transport passes overwhelmingly
SNP conference calls on Scottish Government to empower local authorities to stop nuclear convoys
A RESOLUTION at the SNP conference in Glasgow calling on the Scottish Government to empower local authorities to block the transportation of Trident nuclear materials through Scotland has passed overwhelmingly.
Campaigners hope SNP conference motion can empower Scotland to disrupt Trident operations
Motion calls on SEPA to stop the transportation of nuclear weapons
CAMPAIGNERS are welcoming a motion to the forthcoming SNP conference as a chance to debate Scotland's relationship with Nuclear weapons as the global movement towards a ban gains strength.
A motion from East Kilbride SNP branch calls on the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) to use its remit over control of radioactive materials in Scotland to prohibit the transportation of Trident materials through Scotland.
Alex Lockwood: How the story of Chernobyl reveals our mindless attachment to nuclear weapons
Writer Alex Lockwood, who is joining the Nae Nukes Anywhere! march and rally on Saturday 22nd September, explains why he chose to write his anti-nuclear novel centred on the Faslane naval base and the debate around Trident
IT DIDN’T take me long to learn about the dangers of Trident when researching my new novel The Chernobyl Privileges.
Rally in support of nuclear weapon ban treaty planned for 'the site of our national shame'
International speakers announced the ‘Nae Nukes Anywhere’ rally at Faslane on 22 September
THE SCOTTISH CAMPAIGN FOR NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT has announced that international campaigners against nuclear weapons from at least six countries will be speaking at the ‘Nae Nukes Anywhere’ march and rally at Faslane this September, in an “expression of global solidarity for the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons”.
In pictures and videos: #SinkUDT arms fair protest at Glasgow SECC
CommonSpace reports from the protest against the controversial Undersea Defence Technology conference
OUTSIDE THE Scottish Events Campus (SEC) in Glasgow today (26 June), demonstrators gathered to protest the first day of the Undersea Defence Technology conference, labelled an arms fair by outraged campaigners.
‘We don’t support what’s happening in there’: SNP councillor says #UDT2018 will be Glasgow's last arms fair
Protest at UDT conference demands Glasgow city council take action to prevent any future arms fairs
GLASGOW SNP COUNCILLOR Graham Campbell spoke at the protest outside the Under Sea Defence Technology (UDT) arms conference in Glasgow today (26 June), where he told demonstrators that SNP council members “don’t support what’s happening in there”.
The councillor for Springburn and Robroyston was joined by members of SNP Socialists at the rally outside the Scottish Events Campus (SEC), which he estimated to be around 500-strong.
Revealed: Student recruitment session led by Trident experts to take place at Glasgow arms fair
Glasgow City Council rejects claims of conference Trident links and dodges questions on concerns over student recruitment
GLASGOW CITY council faced renewed criticism over failure to distance itself from the city’s upcoming Under Defence Technology (UDT) conference after revelations that a student recruitment drive led by Trident experts will take place at the event.
The session, labelled “Year of Engineering Talk 2018 - Why should I work for defence?”, will be held on the second day (27 June) of the conference at the Scottish Events Campus.
Nuclear Weapon Convoys: Anti-nuke campaigners welcome Scot Gov promise to review plans for disaster
Campaigners have 'cautiously welcomed' a new commitment to review plans for responding to a disaster involving the convoys transporting nuclear weapons throughout Scotland
AFTER concerns were raised about the readiness of Scottish authorities to respond to emergencies involving nuclear convoys in Scotland, anti-nuke campaigners have “cautiously welcomed” a commitment from deputy first minister John Swinney for a review of response plans.
Exclusive: Glasgow city council continues to deny arms fair Trident renewal discussion despite new programme revelations
Glasgow arms fair will discuss underwater weapon requirements in light of “commitment to the Astute and Dreadnought submarines”
GLASGOW CITY council has maintained that the controversial Undersea Defence Technology conference set to take place next month will not feature discussion of Trident nuclear weapons, despite a session advertised online which refers to the Dreadnought submarines which will carry the new Trident missiles.