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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Stirling Says No To Nuclear Convoys

A weapons convoy in Stirling
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Stirling MP Speaks at Stirling Anti-Trident Rally

Anti Trident Protestors

Stirling SNP MP, Steven Paterson, attended the Stop Trident rally that took place in Stirling city centre on Saturday (16th July) to speak to the large crowd of anti-nuclear weapons protesters. CND (Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament) events took place across the country on Sunday, ahead of MPs voting on Trident […]

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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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We are CND

Stirling SND
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SNP team debate Transport of Nuclear Weapons

Margaret Ferrier
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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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SNP providing real opposition to the Tories

The Scottish National Party has said today their party is the only real opposition to the Tories in Westminster, following a Queen’s Speech which ties Scotland to the wrong priorities. Commenting, SNP Westminster Leader Angus Robertson MP said: “Despite Scotland rejecting the Tories agenda completely, we are tied to the wrong priorities […]

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