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
Stuart McDonald consistently voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system
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On 18 Jul 2016:
Stuart McDonald voted against replacing the four Trident nuclear missile submarines; the proposal for replacement was intended to maintain the UK's continuous at sea nuclear deterrent.
On 26 May 2016:
Stuart McDonald voted to call for the Government to outline a positive vision for the UK’s continued membership of the EU; against spending £200 billion on new nuclear weapons; in favour of abolishing the House of Lords; in favour of meaningful devolution to the nations and regions of the UK and in favour of contributing to the resolution of the refugee crisis in Europe.
On 24 Nov 2015:
Stuart McDonald voted against renewing the Trident nuclear deterrent programme.
On 4 Jun 2015:
Stuart McDonald voted against proposed spending cuts and changes to the welfare system and against spending on new nuclear weapons.