Call for Scottish MPs to resist attempt 'to make Britain militarily great again', as committee proposes £20bn extra for Defence
Three per cent of GDP on Defence would make the UK the biggest Defence spender in Europe by far, with Greece in second at 2.4 per cent of GDP
A NEW parliamentary report published today by the House of Commons Defence Select Committee has called for a significant hike in funding at a cost of £20 billion per year, a figure described as “staggering” by the SNP’s CND convenor, Bill Ramsay.
SNP CND to host event as US/North Korean tensions rise
Peace campaigners welcome SNP guest speakers to Glasgow event
AN event exploring ‘nuclear power struggle’ between North Korea and the USA will be hosted by SNP Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) on Sunday (10 September).
The event, called ‘Two Men and a Bomb’ – in reference to Donald Trump and Kim-Jong Un – will take place at the CCA in Glasgow and will be open to non SNP members.
High-profile SNP MPs to be quizzed on Trident by party's CND group
Activists from a pro-nationalist CND group will be able to quiz senior SNP MPs on their position on getting rid of Trident at its annual conference this Saturday
SNP MPs Mhairi Black and Patrick Grady are set to be pressed on the subject of Trident after the House of Commons recently voted in favour of renewing the nuclear deterrent.
The issue will be raised at the SNP CND conference in Glasgow on Saturday 3 September, which organisers expect will be attended by up to 100 people.