Christian CND at Downing Street

On Tuesday 12 March Christian CND visited Downing Street to hand in our petition calling on the government to sign the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. More than 1000 of you have signed the petition, with many taking a copy to church to ask members of your congregation to sign. The Treaty was

Ash Wednesday Witness at the MoD

On Ash Wednesday, 6 March, Christian CND joined Pax Christi and others for the annual Ash Wednesday Witness outside the Ministry of Defence in central London. Despite the poor weather many people turned out to join the witness, which has been held on Ash Wednesday for over 30 years. The main focus of the day

Government announces more money for Trident

The Secretary of State for Defence, Gavin Williamson MP, has announced the latest round of spending on Trident replacement with £235 million awarded to Derby based Rolls Royce. The contract will include the maintenance of the engines on the submarines which will carry Britain’s nuclear weapons. The cost of replacing the current Vanguard submarines with

South Africa ratifies the Ban Treaty

South Africa has become the latest state to ratify the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons after completing the process at the United Nations in New York. Minister Lindiwe Sisulu said, “South Africa’s ratification of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons sends a positive signal of our continued commitment towards the achievement

El Salvador joins the Ban Treaty

El Salvador has become a party to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons following official confirmation at the United Nations on Wednesday 30 January. El Salvador could not officially ratify the Treaty as many others have done, because it did not take part in the negotiations in 2017. It becomes the sixth state