The House of Commons has backed the renewal of the UK’s Trident nuclear weapons system by 472 votes to 117.
HMS Victorious on exercise.
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“Although Labour MPs were given a free vote, many used the occasion to attack Mr Corbyn”
(Opinion: Disgraceful, it’s too important an issue to allow this kind of back-stabbing.
Why can’t we keep our subs up to date, and fill them with UK made cruise type missiles? These can be fitted with mini nukes, but usually conventional warheads. This way, when a country is messing with us, we can throw a few to them, with a warning… If we are likely to use them, it would be much more of a deterrent. And literally, not the end of the world…? Also we wouldn’t have to take a knee to the good ol’ U. S. of A.! Just a thought, sadly something that our M.P.’s seem to be unable to do.)