Posts Tagged “nuclear disarmament”

Scrap Trident nuclear weapons, urge 58% of Lib Dem members

by Stephen Tall on August 8, 2013

Lib Dem Voice has polled our members-only forum  to discover what Lib Dem members think of various political issues, the Coalition, and the performance of key party figures. More than 600 party members have responded, and we’re publishing the full results. 58% say scrap Trident, just 26% back leadership line of reduced deterrent Currently the […]

Lib Dems push Coalition to abandon ‘Moscow criterion’ in latest anti-Trident move

by Stephen Tall on May 20, 2012

Writing in the Financial Times, former Lib Dem leader Ming Campbell has urged Britain to drop the so-called ‘Moscow criterion’ — which commits us to maintaining an independent nuclear deterrent capable of obliterating the Russian capital — in order to open up the possibilities of a more targeted, and cheaper, nuclear alternative to the renewal […]