Bob Ainsworth

Former MP, Coventry North East

Coventry North East Labour

Trident Nuclear Weapons System Replacement

The UK's Trident nuclear weapons system, comprising missile armed submarines, provides a continuous at-sea nuclear deterrent. There have been votes on if the system should be replaced with a new nuclear deterrent when Trident reaches the end of its lifespan.

Photo: UK Ministry of Defence

Bob Ainsworth generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system:

  • On 14 Mar 2007: Bob Ainsworth voted to maintain the UK's strategic nuclear deterrent beyond the life of the existing system. Show full debate
  • On 14 Mar 2007: Bob Ainsworth voted to maintain the UK's minimum strategic nuclear deterrent beyond the life of the existing system. Show full debate
  • On 20 Jan 2015: Bob Ainsworth was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Trident Nuclear Weapons System Renewal Show full debate

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