Paterson Questions Transparency Of Trident Nuclear Weapon Safety

Steven Paterson MP

SNP MP for Stirling, Steven Paterson, has questioned how much information is being made available to the public surrounding the safety of nuclear weapons tests.

Mr Paterson’s question came during an urgent meeting of the House of Commons allowing MPs to put questions to the Defence Secretary in light of leaked information that the Prime Minister was previously aware of a Trident missile misfire.

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Paterson Joins Sturgeon In March Against Trident

Nicola Sturgeon addresses crowd

Stirling MP, Steven Paterson, joined SNP colleagues and Party Leader, Nicola Sturgeon, in an anti-nuclear weapons demonstration in London at the weekend. The demonstration took place on Saturday and the march finished off with a rally in Trafalgar Square where the First Minister addressed a crowd of thousands. Arranged by […]

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Scrapping Trident – a ‘red line’ issue!

A Trident Submarine

The 2015 General Election campaign and the manifesto commitment by the SNP to scrap Trident, put the issue of the UK’s nuclear weapons system centre stage in the election debate and became a red line issue for the SNP. It also represented a bold position from a mainstream political party in the UK with the Tories, Labour and Lib Dems all committing to renew Trident in the life span of this new Westminster Parliament.

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