Tag Archives: Trident

NHS not Trident national demo to save the national health service = 4th March

Organisers expect this to be the largest mobilisation to save the NHS since the Health and Social Care bill was passed in 2011. Gather at the Gandhi memorial in Tavistock Square, 12 noon on 4 March 2017. NHS not Trident on … Continue reading

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Superhero pensioner Brian Quail who stopped a nuclear convoy single-handedly is cleared by courts

Brian Quail, the septuagenarian superhero who managed to confound Britain’s nuclear defences using only a pelican crossing, has been found not guilty of breach of the peace. Brian Quail, pictured here in a later protest Last March The National told … Continue reading

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Action to be taken to end the arms trade

What You Can Do to help stop the arms trade Stop Arming Saudi Arabia! Saudi Arabia is the UK’s biggest arms customer and most shameful relationship. One of the world’s most authoritarian regimes, its repression at home and aggression abroad … Continue reading

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Whistleblower claims cover-up on multiple failures of Trident

TRIDENT has been “blighted” by problems with navigation for years, according to new reports. William McNeilly claims he has witnessed four failures of Trident weapons system Photograph: PA Documents from the US Department of Defense show officials have had to … Continue reading

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Scotland: Anti-nuclear Activists Blockade Naval Base

The two remaining anti-nuclear activists have now been removed from the road leading to the south gate of HMNB Clyde and arrested by the MoD police. As far as we know, all three arrested activists are being taken to Clydebank … Continue reading

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Tory silence ‘chilling’ as American lifts lid on failed Trident test

Theresa May and her Defence Secretary Michael Fallon’s silence on Trident was condemned as “chilling” yesterday after their bid to keep MPs in the dark about a failed Trident missile test was torpedoed by a US official who gave details … Continue reading

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A British nuclear test last June accidentally sent an unarmed missile hurtling towards Florida

The first test of Britain’s nuclear defence system in four years, which took place in June 2016, accidentally fired an unarmed missile towards the US, the Sunday Times uncovered. The malfunction was subsequently covered up, and in the meanwhile, the … Continue reading

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A Ban is Coming

Despite the best efforts of Theresa to renew Trident, no questions asked, the world is preparing to ensure that events will overtake her preparedness to press the nuclear button. As she commits the UK (including Scotland) to austerity, unpredictable expenditure … Continue reading

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Cross-party call to ditch Tories’ ‘immoral status symbol’ Trident

POLITICIANS from the SNP, Scottish Labour and the Scottish Greens have united to call for the scrapping of Trident to mark the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. HM Naval Base Clyde, or Faslane, is home to … Continue reading

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Trident nuke renewal plan blown out the water by govt’s own watchdog

Britain’s new multibillion-pound Trident nuclear submarine fleet may be in jeopardy after the government’s own watchdog warned the project faces “major risks.” HMS Vengeance, a British Royal Navy Vanguard class Trident Ballistic Missile Submarine. © David Moir / Reuters The Infrastructure … Continue reading

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