Jon Ashworth

Shadow Secretary of State for Health

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Leicester South Labour/Co-operative

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.

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Jon Ashworth 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 20 Jan 2015: Jon Ashworth voted in favour of renewing the UK's Trident nuclear weapons system Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2015: Jon Ashworth was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — Spending Cuts, Welfare Changes and Trident Show vote
  • On 24 Nov 2015: Jon Ashworth was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Trident Nuclear Deterrent Programme Renewal Show vote
  • On 26 May 2016: Jon Ashworth 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: Jon Ashworth was absent for a vote on UK's Nuclear Deterrent — Replacement of Trident Nuclear Submarines — Maintenance of Continuous At Sea Deterrence Show vote

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