Posts Tagged “trident”

NEW POLL: was Clegg right to ditch Trident?

by Stephen Tall on June 17, 2009

The big domestic political news last night was Nick Clegg’s announcement that the Lib Dems would oppose the renewal of the Trident nuclear deterrent, arguing “the world has changed, the facts have changed, you’ve got to change with them. So (…)

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Clegg: Lib Dems won't replace Trident

by Stephen Tall on June 16, 2009

From The Guardian: The Liberal Democrats today become the first mainstream party to declare they will not renew Britain’s Trident nuclear deterrent system with an equivalent modernised system, as parliament agreed in 2007. Nick Clegg, the Lib Dem leader, told (…)

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Lib Dems outraged as Labour sells last Government shares in Trident

by Stephen Tall on December 21, 2008

Nick Harvey, Lib Dem shadow defence secretary, and the party’s deputy leader, Vince Cable, have condemned the decision of the Government to sell its last remaining shares in the Aldermaston Atomic Weapons Establishment in Berkshire to an American company – (…)

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