Category Archives: Trident

Let’s not miss the point on Trident

Today’s Telegraph reports that a new Government contract for nuclear reactors in submarines brings the renewal of Trident a lot closer and creates a rift with the Liberal Democrats.Well, I’m glad that they recognise our point of view on this, … Continue reading

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>Trident decision delay a big win for the Liberal Democrats

>Yesterday’s defence review was always going to be difficult. Nowhere had Labour left a bigger mess than at the MOD with horrific overspends. There was some good in it, though – the fact that thousands of jobs in Rosyth and … Continue reading

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>Shirley Williams supports Liberal Democrat Trident call

>Shirley Williams is my political hero. I had real goosebumps when during the Conference debate on the emergency motion on Trident when the chair asked our 79 year old peer to stand by. When she took to the platform, she … Continue reading

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>Lib Dem Member? Have your say on Trident

>My attention was drawn to an advert in Lib Dem News which I want to publicise in the blogosphere. Former leader Ming Campbell has been asked by Nick Clegg to review alternatives to the Government’s plans to replace Trident. As … Continue reading

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>MOD’s weird sense of what’s important

>I know that service personnel and their families often get a raw deal – there have been scandals about our troops being ill equipped on duty, badly cared for if they are injured and poorly housed at home. Now I … Continue reading

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>Breaking News – Lib Dems will not replace Trident

>I do love Lib Dem Voice – they can have a big sloppy kiss instead of a hat tip (actually, they might prefer beer, so shall we settle on a pint?) for announcing that Nick Clegg has said that the … Continue reading

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