#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.
Podcast: Why the international anti-nuclear weapons movement has come to Scotland
In a special podcast CommonSpace speaks with international activists about why Scotland has become the front line in the global struggle against nuclear weapons
To mark the international protest against Nuclear weapons (Sat 22 September) at Faslane in Scotland, CommonSpace speaks to leading anti-Nuclear weapons activists from around the world, who will be addressing the historic protest.
Activists from the US, Israel and Russia discuss:
- Why Scotland has become the front line in the fight against nuclear weapons.
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”.
Campaigners aghast at arms fair guests wining and dining at Kelvingrove Art Museum
Campaigners claim the Council tried to hide the Dinner at the publicly owned Museum
250 ATTENDEES at the arms fair controversially taking place in Glasgow from 26-28 June wined and dined in the main hall of Kelvingrove Art Museum on Tuesday evening [26 June], leading to peace campaigners to question attempts by the Council to distance themselves from the event in recent days.
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.
Nuclear disarmament protesters from Scotland chain themselves to Westminster
The UK has refused to sign the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, which if ratified by 50 countries will make the possession of nuclear weapons illegal
ANTI-TRIDENT protestors from Scotland have chained themselves to the UK Parliament, demanding the government signs the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and disarms its Trident nuclear missiles.