David Cameron

Former MP, Witney

Witney 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

David Cameron 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: David Cameron voted to maintain the UK's strategic nuclear deterrent beyond the life of the existing system. Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2007: David Cameron voted to maintain the UK's minimum strategic nuclear deterrent beyond the life of the existing system. Show vote
  • On 20 Jan 2015: David Cameron was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Trident Nuclear Weapons System Renewal Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2015: David Cameron 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: David Cameron was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Trident Nuclear Deterrent Programme Renewal Show vote
  • On 26 May 2016: David Cameron 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 18 Jul 2016: David Cameron 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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