Boris Johnson

The Prime Minister

Conservative MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip

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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

Boris Johnson 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.

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

  • On 18 Jul 2016: Boris Johnson 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: Boris Johnson 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: Boris Johnson voted in favour of renewing the Trident nuclear deterrent programme. Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2015: Boris Johnson 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 14 Mar 2007: Boris Johnson voted to maintain the UK's strategic nuclear deterrent beyond the life of the existing system. Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2007: Boris Johnson voted to maintain the UK's minimum strategic nuclear deterrent beyond the life of the existing system. Show vote

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