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Emily Thornberry

Shadow Foreign Secretary

Labour MP for Islington South and Finsbury

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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

Emily Thornberry voted a mixture of for and against 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: Emily Thornberry 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: Emily Thornberry 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: Emily Thornberry was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Trident Nuclear Deterrent Programme Renewal Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2015: Emily Thornberry was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — Spending Cuts, Welfare Changes and Trident Show vote
  • On 20 Jan 2015: Emily Thornberry was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Trident Nuclear Weapons System Renewal Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2007: Emily Thornberry was absent for a vote on Trident Replacement — Maintain the UK Nuclear Deterrent Beyond the Life of The Existing System Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2007: Emily Thornberry voted against maintaining the UK's minimum strategic nuclear deterrent beyond the life of the existing system. Show vote

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