Stephen Gethins

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Office)

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North East Fife Scottish National Party

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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Stephen Gethins generally voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system

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All votes about replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system:

  • On 4 Jun 2015: Stephen Gethins voted against proposed spending cuts and changes to the welfare system and against spending on new nuclear weapons. Show vote
  • On 24 Nov 2015: Stephen Gethins was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Trident Nuclear Deterrent Programme Renewal Show vote
  • On 26 May 2016: Stephen Gethins 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: Stephen Gethins 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. Show vote

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