Reassurances without evidence from institutions or politicians heavily committed to the renewal project hold little credibility in the face of clear and emerging technologies that could not only undermine the advantage of the submarine, but leave us with an expensive and destabilising system. We need to reopen the Trident Alternatives Review and do a better job this time.
Jeremy Corbyn warned "you don’t achieve peace by planning for war” as he spoke to thousands of people in an anti-Trident
We may get a little more detail on the state of the Trident project when the government publishes its Strategic Defence and Security Review, expected at the end of this year or early next. It could have a significant impact on the attitude some take to the main investment decision (Main Gate) due early next year.
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Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has refused to confirm the Conservatives would vote to renew the Trident nuclear deterrent
As the Scottish National Party prepares to launch its election manifesto today, the nation’s media has gone wild over fears
A Labour government would consider reducing Britain’s nuclear-armed submarine fleet, according to Ed Balls. However, the
The UK is currently at a crossroads: we can choose to become a world leader in disarmament, non-proliferation and the verification systems necessary to realise the eradication of nuclear weapons worldwide, or we can choose to contribute to global insecurity, nuclear proliferation, and increase the risk of nuclear terrorism through the modernising of our nuclear arsenal.
A Government review will provide "credible" alternatives to the like-for-like replacement of Trident, a Cabinet minister
The former head of the Royal Navy has said he would ignore instructions from the defence secretary and set up a secret unit