Jeremy Corbyn has thrown Labour’s controversial support for Britain’s nuclear weapons programme Trident into question by failing to guarantee it will be in the party’s manifesto. The Labour leader swerved the question in a TV interview today by saying the document was still being drawn up.
Mirror 23rd April 2017 read more »
Last month Labour, uniquely amongst British political parties, sent its shadow disarmament minister, Fabian Hamilton MP, to be an active observer at the United Nations negotiating conference for a nuclear weapons ban treaty, in which 130 countries participated. Jeremy Corbyn now has an opportune chance to build on Labour’s trailblazing international disarmament tradition, committing Labour to put Trident nuclear submarines and weapons into multilateral negotiations, sending a strong message to nuclear outriders North Korea, Pakistan, India and Israel.
David Lowry’s Blog 18th April 2017 read more »