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Sammy Wilson

Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Brexit)

DUP MP for East Antrim

@eastantrimmp https://facebook.com/SammyWilsonMP

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

Sammy Wilson 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 18 Jul 2016: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on UK's Nuclear Deterrent — Replacement of Trident Nuclear Submarines — Maintenance of Continuous At Sea Deterrence Show vote
  • On 26 May 2016: Sammy Wilson 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: Sammy Wilson voted in favour of renewing the Trident nuclear deterrent programme. Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2015: Sammy Wilson 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: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Trident Nuclear Weapons System Renewal Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2007: Sammy Wilson voted to maintain the UK's strategic nuclear deterrent beyond the life of the existing system. Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2007: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Trident Replacement — Maintain Nuclear Deterrent Beyond Existing System Show vote

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