Trident renewal

Labour’s policy on Trident is all over the place. It is completely and utterly incoherent, and this latest intervention leaves their position as clear as mud.

As I said in my maiden speech, on the 1st July 2015, sometimes I think that people’s approach to Trident is an abstract one, but in my constituency it is real; it is a weapon with the very real capacity to murder hundreds of millions of men, women and children.

It’s clear renewing Trident would be a wasteful and reckless spend on a weapons programme which is opposed by the overwhelming majority of parliamentarians in Scotland.

‘Labour frontbencher’s plan to scrap Trident to be considered by Shadow Cabinet’ https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/labour-frontbencher-s-plan-to-scrap-trident-to-be-considered-by-shadow-cabinet-1-9366685

 

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