Letter Emma Cockburn, Campaign Against Arms Trade: It is shocking that even as the country is in lockdown, we are seeing convoys transporting nuclear materials across Scotland. There is nothing essential about this travel. What this shows is the totally inappropriate priorities of the UK Government and the failed militaristic mindset at the heart of its policies. The public money being wasted on Trident would be far better spent supporting the public services we all rely on and with the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons entering into force this week, the UK Government may soon be forced to rethink its priorities.
The National 20th Jan 2021 read more »