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Trident Renewal

Part of Opposition Day — [13th Allotted Day] – in the House of Commons at 1:49 pm on 20th January 2015.

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Photo of Diane Abbott Diane Abbott Labour, Hackney North and Stoke Newington 1:49 pm, 20th January 2015

My right hon. Friend is making an excellent speech. Does she appreciate that almost all my constituents and millions of Labour supporters up and down the country cannot understand why, when we are seeing massive cuts in our public sector and welfare state, we are going to spend upwards of £20 billion on a weapons system that will not make us safe and is not genuinely independent?