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
Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park almost always voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system
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On 18 Jul 2016:
Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park voted to support replacing the four Trident nuclear missile submarines to maintain the UK's continuous at sea nuclear deterrent.
On 26 May 2016:
Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park 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.
On 24 Nov 2015:
Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park voted in favour of renewing the Trident nuclear deterrent programme.
On 4 Jun 2015:
Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park voted in favour of proposed spending cuts and changes to the welfare system and in favour of spending on new nuclear weapons.
On 20 Jan 2015:
Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Trident Nuclear Weapons System Renewal