POLITICS
17/07/2013 06:53 BST | Updated 17/07/2013 07:48 BST

Trident Nuclear Replacement Will Cost £25 Billion: What Else Could The UK Buy?

A like-for-like replacement of the Trident nuclear deterrent will cost £25 billion.

Opponents argue that's a lot of money - especially in a time of austerity - to deter an enemy that no longer exists in a post-Cold War world.

So what else could be done with all that money?

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One of the four Trident nuclear submarines

Here are some alternative suggestions...

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