Liam Fox

Conservative MP for North Somerset

@LiamFox https://facebook.com/drliamfox

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

Liam Fox almost always 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.

Major votes

  • On 18 Jul 2016: Liam Fox voted to support replacing the four Trident nuclear missile submarines to maintain the UK's continuous at sea nuclear deterrent. Show vote
  • On 26 May 2016: Liam Fox was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — UK Membership of the EU — Nuclear Weapons — House of Lords — Devolution — Refugee Crisis in Europe Show vote
  • On 24 Nov 2015: Liam Fox voted in favour of renewing the Trident nuclear deterrent programme. Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2015: Liam Fox voted in favour of proposed spending cuts and changes to the welfare system and in favour of spending on new nuclear weapons. Show vote
  • On 20 Jan 2015: Liam Fox voted in favour of renewing the UK's Trident nuclear weapons system Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2007: Liam Fox voted to maintain the UK's strategic nuclear deterrent beyond the life of the existing system. Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2007: Liam Fox voted to maintain the UK's minimum strategic nuclear deterrent beyond the life of the existing system. Show vote

Scoring Agreements

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Informative Agreements

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