Trident

Sunday political interviews round-up: Labour may scrap Trident, Corbyn says

23 April 2017 17:29

Corbyn – Labour may scrap Trident nuclear deterrent Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn occupied the prime slot on the Andrew Marr…

Theresa May lost for words on Marr over Trident ‘malfunction’

22 January 2017 10:50

This morning Theresa May appeared on the Andrew Marr show to talk Trump and Trident. While the Prime Minister successfully…

Can Labour MPs use Trident disarray to oust Corbyn?

19 July 2016 9:04

Demonstrations of Labour party disunity are ten-a-penny these days. But even so, last night’s Trident debate was still something to…

Trident: How every MP voted

19 July 2016 7:59

MPs have voted to renew Trident by an overwhelming margin: 472 voted for, compared to 172 against. It’s no great…

The political theatre of the Trident debate

18 July 2016 19:57

The Trident debate might be about national security, but all the parties have political points they want to make. Indeed,…

Corbyn savaged by his own MPs as he refuses to read out Labour policy on Trident

18 July 2016 18:07

If you wanted evidence to support the repeated assertion from Labour MPs that Jeremy Corbyn cannot continue as Labour leader,…

Eleven criticisms that will be levelled against Trident today

18 July 2016 16:34

The House of Commons is set to vote later today on the principle of sustaining the UK’s independent nuclear deterrent.…

Today’s Trident vote will show how the split within Labour is widening

18 July 2016 8:28

One of the first things Theresa May will have been briefed on when she took over as Prime Minister last…

Why is Scottish Labour putting so much effort into its Trident policy?

20 April 2016 11:56

It’s perhaps not a surprise that Scottish Labour will oppose Trident renewal in the party’s manifesto for the Holyrood elections.…

Why is Jeremy Corbyn insisting on speaking at the CND rally?

26 February 2016 17:29

Jeremy Corbyn is this weekend campaigning against Labour Party policy. A year ago, it would have been quite unremarkable for…

Labour faces two Trident spats

23 February 2016 15:23

Labour’s angst over Trident has taken something of a back seat over the past few days as the party tries…

Tories playing ‘petty, grubby’ politics with Trident, Lord West warns

12 February 2016 12:25

The Tories risk playing ‘petty, grubby’ politics by planning to delay the Commons vote on Trident renewal, former head of…

PMQs sketch: Cameron’s new tactic to steal Corbyn’s mascot

10 February 2016 16:59

Housing is Jeremy Corbyn’s second favourite subject (after drainage lids). Back in the 1970s the grateful proletariat hailed his long…

Is Cameron considering holding the Trident vote in the Autumn?

10 February 2016 16:38

One of the more intriguing exchanges at today’s Prime Minister’s Questions was between Julian Lewis and David Cameron on Trident.…

Nicholas Soames teaches Lady Nugee a lesson

9 February 2016 23:03

Emily Thornberry has not had an easy few weeks since her appointment as shadow defence secretary last month. On Monday…

Labour in ‘terrible place’ after avoiding Shadow Cabinet Trident showdown

9 February 2016 16:14

Shadow Cabinet members are a little disorientated after the heated discussion on Trident that they were expecting at today’s meeting…

We can’t let Labour’s leadership use Trident to destroy the party

9 February 2016 14:26

These are wild times in the Labour party, as an appetite for self-destruction grips the party leadership. Central to the ‘new…

How can Labour resolve its Trident row?

9 February 2016 10:26

The Shadow Cabinet has its session with Emily Thornberry on Trident today. At least there are fewer people so she…

Emily Thornberry confronted by Labour MPs over Trident

8 February 2016 22:16

Emily Thornberry, the new Shadow Defence Secretary, held a meeting with her fellow Labour MPs this evening. It either went ‘swimmingly’ or…

Corbyn to miss Labour Trident briefing tonight

8 February 2016 16:49

Emily Thornberry will tonight address Labour MPs at the weekly meeting of the Parliamentary Labour on her Trident policy review.…