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.
UK Ministry of Defence
Owen Thompson consistently voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system
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of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source
data on PublicWhip.org.uk.
On 18 Jul 2016:
Owen Thompson acted as teller for a vote on UK's Nuclear Deterrent — Replacement of Trident Nuclear Submarines — Maintenance of Continuous At Sea Deterrence
On 26 May 2016:
Owen Thompson acted as teller for a vote on Queen's Speech — UK Membership of the EU — Nuclear Weapons — House of Lords — Devolution — Refugee Crisis in Europe
On 24 Nov 2015:
Owen Thompson voted against renewing the Trident nuclear deterrent programme.
On 4 Jun 2015:
Owen Thompson acted as teller for a vote on Queen's Speech — Spending Cuts, Welfare Changes and Trident
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