First minister to make keynote speech at historic anti-Trident rally
Writer Lesley Docksey from Dorset thinks Jeremy Corbyn should reconsider how he's framing the argument for getting rid of Trident nuclear weapons
ALL anti-nuclear campaigners in Britain knew that Jeremy Corbyn wanted rid of Trident, the UK's nuclear missile; he's been at the forefront of anti-nuclear campaigning for longer than quite a few British MPs have been alive.
Commander Wood would kill millions of people if given the political order
THE MAN with his finger on the nuclear button would "act on the orders of our political lords and masters" if told to detonate a nuclear missile strike from a UK Trident submarine.
In a rare nuclear PR stunt from the UK military, journalists were given access to the Trident missile base at Faslane where the missiles designed to flatten cities are based.
Common Weal director Robin McAlpine questions how much unions are representing the wider interests of the people
HOW would my friends in the trade unions respond to me taking the following position:
"I support independence. One of the biggest barriers to independence is the opposition of the Labour party and its networks. The Trade Union Bill will seriously weaken the Labour party and its networks. And since self interest comes before consideration of right and wrong, I support the Trade Union Bill."
Convoys carrying Trident weapons through streets have history of safety incidents
THE TRANSPORTATION of nuclear weapons through densely populated areas will be debated in Westminster today [20 January] after an SNP MP secured a Ten Minute Motion on the issue.
SNP Member of Parliament Owen Thompson has put forward a motion in the House of Commons to restrict the transportation of nuclear warheads and MPs will debate the issue following Prime Minister's questions.
Latest doubts over Trident programme represent the worst handling of public spending
THE ONGOING CHAOS at the centre of the UK nuclear weapons programme represents the worst procurement handling in the history of the British military, according to campaigners opposing the PS167bn Trident replacement project.
The latest uncertainty over Trident renewal relates to a threat to the ownership of Rolls-Royce, which is one of the private contractors responsible for a new generation of nuclear submarines.
Soaring costs and delays raises fears the nuclear programme is cracking up
THE PS167bn programme to dump another generation of weapons of mass destruction on the Clyde is facing "chaos" over the relations between the UK Government and its private sector contractors.
DUP MP Jeffrey Donaldson claimed in Westminster Parliamentary debate that nuclear weapons could move to Northern Ireland in the event Scotland removed them
CAMPAIGNERS and political opponents have rubbished claims made by a Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) MP that Ulster could be a new home for the Trident nuclear weapons system if they are rejected by Scotland.
Labour MPs expected to abstain as party continues review of nuclear policy
THE Scottish National Party (SNP) will use the House of Commons opposition day debate today [Tuesday 24 November] to continue its call for Trident nuclear weapons to be scrapped.
The debate comes as the UK Government confirmed its support for renewing Trident in its latest military review, at a cost estimated to be around PS167bn to the taxpayer.