UK's Nuclear Deterrent

Part of Terrorist Attack: Nice – in the House of Commons at 7:57 pm on 18th July 2016.

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Photo of Madeleine Moon Madeleine Moon Chair, Defence Sub-Committee 7:57 pm, 18th July 2016

Should we not get this into some sort of perspective? By 2020 the UK’s stockpile of nuclear weapons will be no more than 180, with only 120 operationally available, whereas Russia, China and North Korea have between 6,500 and 8,500 between them.