Anniversary of UN Resolution on nuclear weapons

Thursday 24th January marks the 73rd anniversary of the first motion passed by the United Nations. The motion concerned nuclear weapons, and how the world needed to act to rid them from the arsenals of the world. The motion was unanimously agreed at the time, but despite the passing of 73 years, there are now

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