Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
“Full disclosure now”: CND call for end to Trident secrecy after CIA reveal another accident
US and Russian subs collided off the west coast of Scotland 40 years ago
ANTI-TRIDENT campaigners have called for "full disclosure" of all accidents and threats related to nuclear weapons amid mounting evidence of dangers related to the weapons of mass destruction.
The calls follow the declassification of US CIA documents recording that in 1974, US and Russian nuclear submarines crashed into each other off the west coast of Scotland, where the UK’s Trident missiles are based, despite the protestations of the Scottish Parliament.
Scottish diplomatic mission braces for vote on UN nuclear weapons treaty ban
Campaigners and politicians pushing for a ban treaty to supersede non-proliferation
A SCOTTISH mission of politicians and campaigning organisations is bracing itself for the results of a UN vote on a treaty to ban nuclear weapons.
A UK delegation is lobbying hard against the vote, expected today (Thursday 27 October) or tomorrow (Friday 28 October), and has refused permission for Scottish representation.
Campaigners outraged as UK minister announces Trident replacement 'already underway'
Defence secretary Fallon will announce PS640m investment in Trident at Scottish Conservative Party conference in Edinburgh
CONSERVATIVE defence minister Michael Fallon has sparked anger with his statement that replacement of the UK's nuclear weapons system is already happening, regardless of a future commons vote.
Fallon is set to speak in Edinburgh tomorrow [Friday 4 March] at the Scottish Conservative Party conference, where he will announce an extra PS640m investment in the weapons system.
SNP military spokesperson Brendan O'Hara MP to address Scottish CND conference
Scottish CND conference to discuss strategy for unilateral disarmament movement in light of historic votes at Scottish Parliament and Scottish Labour conference
BRENDAN O'HARA will present the keynote speech and the Scottish Campaign for Nuclear disarmament conference in Edinburgh on Saturday (7 November).
The conference comes after historic votes at both the Scottish Parliament and the Scottish Labour conference rejecting the renewal of the Trident nuclear weapons system based at Faslane in Scotland.
Scottish Labour MSPs to face Holyrood vote on Trident this week
Vote represents huge opportunity for disarmament supporters - but a challenge for Labour leadership
LABOUR IN SCOTLAND faces another symbolic vote over its position on Trident nuclear weapons just days after its membership overwhelmingly rejected spending up to PS167bn to renew UK weapons of mass destruction.
A debate has been called by the Scottish Government for tomorrow afternoon [Tuesday 2 November] in the Scottish Parliament on opposing Trident renewal.
Reaction: What does Scottish Labour's anti-Trident vote mean for the UK's nuclear weapons?
Right-wing of the party dismisses vote, but campaigners welcome policy change
THE LABOUR PARTY IN SCOTLAND voted against the renewal of Trident nuclear missiles at its Perth conference - providing a boost to wider campaigns to stop the PS167bn renewal of the weapons system and contradicting UK Labour policy on the issue.
Jeremy Corbyn insists scrapping Trident wouldn't equate to job losses
Corbyn explores how decommissioning Trident could create a new wave of manufacturing jobs
LABOUR leader hopeful Jeremy Corbyn has stated that if Trident were to be scrapped, it would potentially result in the defence jobs transitioning to renewable energy and infrastructure development.
CND launch 'respect Scotland' campaign calling on David Cameron to scrap Trident
Peace campaign launch fresh call to prohibit all nuclear weapons
SCOTTISH campaign for nuclear disarmament (CND) have launched a fresh campaign, calling on Prime Minister David Cameron to respect the democratic will of the Scottish people, and cancel plans to renew Trident.
The 'Respect Scotland' campaign aims to pressurise the UK government to cancel the PS100bn proposal to renew Trident nuclear weapons. The campaign is set to tour Scotland to speak with local MPs and MSP who support the peace movement.