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Tag: trident

SNP back Centreforum report calling for cancellation of “nonsensical” Trident

By a Newsnet reporter The SNP has welcomed publication of a report by the liberal Centreforum thinktank which urges the UK Government to cancel...

“We offer malice towards nobody, we offer friendship towards all …...

By G.A.Ponsonby  First Minister Alex Salmond has declared the debate on Scotland’s constitutional future officially open and called for the “great debate” to begin. Speaking...

We’ll make Scots pay for removal of nuclear weapons say Tories

By G.A.Ponsonby  A furious row has erupted between Edinburgh and London after UK Defence Secretary Philip Hammond insisted that Westminster would bill an independent...

Johann Lamont urged to end silence on Trident after Thatcher revelations

By a Newsnet reporter  New Scottish Labour leader Johann Lamont is facing calls to end her silence on nuclear weapons after it emerged former PM...

Scots views on North Sea oil and Trident welcomed by SNP

By a Newsnet reporter The SNP have welcomed findings in the Sunday Express which found that the vast majority of Scots believe that...

UK coalition accused of putting Trident before armed forces personnel

By a Newsnet reporter  The Tory/Lib Dem coalition has been accused of wasting money on a “crazy” nuclear weapons system at the expense of...

Trident – who pays?

by Hazel Lewry On May 5th 2011 the Scots overwhelmingly re-elected the SNP on a solid anti-nuclear, pro-independence platform. The first shots in the...

Scottish Labour MSP calls for Trident renewal to be ‘dumped’

Labour MSP Elaine Smith has publicly called for the renewal of the Trident nuclear system to be abandoned.The Coatbridge MSP made the call during...