UK NGOs: Government is on wrong side of history boycotting ban negotiations

Today, ICAN UK sent a letter on behalf of 34 NGOs to the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, emphasising our disappointment with the UK government’s current position on the ban treaty negotiations starting at the UN in … Read More

YouGov Poll: 75% of the public in favour of British government attending UN Nuclear Ban Treaty negotiations

via Pressenza 75% of UK adults think the British Government should be represented at nuclear disarmament talks due to begin at the United Nations next week. Only 9% said the Government should not attend and 16% were undecided. The opinion … Read More

Hiroshima: do the British Members of Parliament remember?

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When Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May said she’d press the nuclear button during the July 18 vote on Trident, what does that mean on the 71st anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing? Trident Part 2. Trident Part 1. by Rebecca Johnson via … Read More

UN talks on multilateral disarmament: you can run but you can’t hide.

As debate in the UK is pre-occupied with renewal of Trident there is an apparent lack of awareness that the world of non-proliferation and disarmament is changing around us. by Steven Hucklesby via OpenDemocracy The UK has consistently opposed discussion at the … Read More

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