FORMER defence secretary Lord Browne came out against Trident renewal yesterday, accusing decision-makers of avoiding discussions on security threats posed by the nuclear programme. Speaking on BBC Radio 4’s World at One show, the Labour peer argued that nuclear weapons have been outgrown by other systems, including technologies developed in Britain. His comments came a day after 60,000 people marched in London against Trident.
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THE SNP leader warned Tories she is putting the planned £31billion replacement of the weapons system at the top of her agenda. Sturgeon told the crowd: “There have been reports that the Tories have been fretting about when to hold their Parliamentary vote on Trident renewal. “They were worried that opponents might make it an election issue over the next couple of months. “Well, we have a message for them – you bet we’re going to make it an election issue.”
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