Kevin Foster

Former Conservative MP for Torbay

@kevin_j_foster https://facebook.com/KevinforTorbay

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

Kevin Foster consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system

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Major votes

  • On 18 Jul 2016: Kevin Foster voted to support replacing the four Trident nuclear missile submarines to maintain the UK's continuous at sea nuclear deterrent. Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 26 May 2016: Kevin Foster voted against calling for the Government to outline a positive vision for the UK’s continued membership of the EU; for spending £200 billion on new nuclear weapons; against abolishing the House of Lords; against meaningful devolution to the nations and regions of the UK and against contributing to the resolution of the refugee crisis in Europe. Show vote
  • On 24 Nov 2015: Kevin Foster voted in favour of renewing the Trident nuclear deterrent programme. Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2015: Kevin Foster voted in favour of proposed spending cuts and changes to the welfare system and in favour of spending on new nuclear weapons. Show vote

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