This petition was submitted during the 2015–2017 Conservative government
Petition Decommission and remove Trident weapon systems from the UK.
We call on the Westminster government, in compliance with international law, to implement the complete decommissioning and removal of all nuclear weapon systems from UK soil and waters.
In 1968, the UK signed the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Treaty, pledging their cooperation in stemming the spread of nuclear technology. In 1996, the International Court of Justice ruled that the threat or use of nuclear weapons would be contrary to the rules of International Law. Thus, our possession of nuclear weapons contravenes moral, legal, economic and military principles and puts the population and environment at serious and unacceptable risk.
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House of Commons debates Trident renewal
We would like to inform you of recent parliamentary activity regarding the issue raised in the petition.
The House of Commons debated the renewal of Trident on 24 November 2015.
To watch the debate, visit: http://parliamentlive.tv/event/index/744602c3-74fd-40d2-a353-19510c434146?in=12:52:32
To read the debate, visit: https://hansard.parliament.uk/commons/2015-11-24/debates/15112439000001/Trident
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