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Tag: trident

Latest Trident scares at odds with facts say SNP as party...

  By Martin Kelly  The SNP has called for a positive debate on defence in an independent Scotland after what they claim were wildly...

MoD says Trident submarines cannot be moved to Plymouth

  By Bob Duncan Devonport has been ruled out as an alternative home for Trident submarines, raising questions over the future of the nuclear fleet...

Scottish CND: independence the only way to remove nuclear weapons

  By a Newsnet reporter Delegates to the Scottish Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament's (SCND) conference in Glasgow this weekend have voted to support a...

Lamont comes under attack as Scottish Labour adopts pro-Trident line

  By Martin Kelly  Johann Lamont has been accused of preferring to spend billions on nuclear weapons instead of protecting Scotland’s most vulnerable. The accusation...

Lamont silence on Trident ‘untenable’ as front bencher calls for Labour...

  By Bob Duncan  Johann Lamont’s continued silence on the renewal of Trident has become ‘untenable’, the SNP has said, after one of her...

Johann Lamont challenged to clarify Trident stance as splits emerge in...

  By Martin Kelly  Scottish Labour leader Johann Lamont is facing calls to clarify her stance on the Trident nuclear weapons system following confirmation of a...

Baillie Trident jobs claim challenged by official MoD figures

  By a Newsnet reporter  Claims by Labour MSP Jackie Baillie that the Trident nuclear weapons system sustains 11,000 Scottish jobs have been called...

Welsh Labour voices support for Trident as Lamont remains silent

By Andrew Barr Labour First Minister Carwyn Jones has said Wales is ready to become the new home of Britain’s weapons of mass destruction following...

UK Defence Secretary summoned to chamber to explain £1bn ‘obscene’ Trident...

By G.A.Ponsonby  UK Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has been summoned to the House of Commons by The Speaker in order to answer urgent questions...

Coalition urged to ‘Shove Trident’ and invest in ‘shovel ready’

By a Newsnet reporter Confirmation that the Ministry of Defence has committed £350million on design contracts for a new generation of nuclear-armed submarines have...