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Scottish independence ‘would mean no home for Trident’

If Scotland becomes independent in 2014, Trident will have nowhere to go, writes CND head office. This is the verdict from within the Ministry of Defence (MoD). It is also the conclusion of CND’s detailed report, based on government archives, into potential alternative sites for Trident. An MoD source has confirmed that “there simply isn’t … Continue reading

CND steps up “cut Trident” campaign

CND is launching a new phase of Cut Trident campaigning ahead of Budget Day on the 21st March. There will be a fleet of 50 London buses bearing our Trident cuts message and local groups are being asked to get planning now to raise this issue in their own areas. CND head office asks: Please send details … Continue reading

Trident replacement rises to £100 billion+: government must make public the alternatives, says CND

2012 is a critical year as the cost of Trident replacement is now estimated at more than £100 BILLION. CND welcomes the news last month that the Ministry of Defence may yet publish findings from the Trident Alternatives Review. The government has been under increasing pressure over its attempts to bury the review, after defence … Continue reading

Sign up to support Labour CND’s opposition to Trident

A group of 23 Labour MPs has issued a statement calling for the replacement of Trident to be reviewed. The statement, published in the Guardian today, says: “We regret that the coalition has committed to Trident replacement. At a time of severe spending cuts across the public sector, there has been no critical assessment of … Continue reading

Hiroshima Day in Redhill

Just a reminder that we’ll be gathering just before 12 noon on Saturday August 6th in Redhill town centre – around the junction of High Street and Station Road. We are hoping that we can engage with shoppers and encourage them to fold a paper crane with a message of peace, which we will send … Continue reading

Take action over nukes

CND is asking members to take action in several ways as of late July. Write to the Lib Dem Defence Minister asking him to include non-replacement in his review of “alternatives”’ to Trident. Write to your MP asking her/him to sign EDM 1924 calling for a full review of Trident. Also ask the MP to … Continue reading



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