Safety risks of nuclear weapons revealed

The Ministry of Defence has revealed that there were 789 safety events at the facilities in Scotland which house Trident, the UK’s nuclear weapons system. The submarines are based at Faslane on the Clyde when not at sea, while the nuclear warheads are stored at nearby Coulport. The incidents were revealed by Defence Minister Stuart

Cambodia signs the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty

As 2019 starts there is more good news for the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (also known as the Nuclear Ban Treaty) as Cambodia has become the 70th state to sign the Treaty. The move, announced earlier this month, means that Singapore is the only Southeast Asian nation not to have signed the

Renfrewshire Council supports the Ban Treaty

Christian CND has welcomed the motion passed by Renfrewshire Council in support of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. The motion follows a similar move by Manchester City Council in November. Both authorities have called on the UK government to engage with the Treaty. The initiative to encourage local authorities to pass these

United States to leave the INF Treaty

Christian CND is deeply concerned at the announcement today (Tuesday 4 December) that the United States will withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, also known as the INF. President Donald Trump had previously announced his intention to withdraw, and made the formal announcement today. The INF Treaty took around 2,000 nuclear weapons out of