Oliver Letwin

MP, West Dorset

West Dorset Conservative

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

Oliver Letwin consistently 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: Oliver Letwin voted to maintain the UK's strategic nuclear deterrent beyond the life of the existing system. Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2007: Oliver Letwin voted to maintain the UK's minimum strategic nuclear deterrent beyond the life of the existing system. Show vote
  • On 20 Jan 2015: Oliver Letwin voted in favour of renewing the UK's Trident nuclear weapons system Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2015: Oliver Letwin 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 24 Nov 2015: Oliver Letwin voted in favour of renewing the Trident nuclear deterrent programme. Show vote
  • On 26 May 2016: Oliver Letwin voted against calling for the Government to outline a positive vision for the UK’s continued membership of the EU; for spending £200 billion on new nuclear weapons; against abolishing the House of Lords; against meaningful devolution to the nations and regions of the UK and against contributing to the resolution of the refugee crisis in Europe. Show vote
  • On 18 Jul 2016: Oliver Letwin voted to support replacing the four Trident nuclear missile submarines to maintain the UK's continuous at sea nuclear deterrent. Show vote

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