MoD criticised for cost of storing nuclear submarines

The Ministry of Defence has been criticised by the National Audit Office after it was revealed that £500m has been spend on storing spent nuclear submarines in Plymouth and Rosyth on the Clyde. The UK currently has twice as many nuclear submarines in storage as it has in service, with none being decommissioned since the

Anti-nuclear activists due in court

Eight activists from the Trident Ploughshares group are due in court in Reading on 23-24 April. This follows an action at Atomic Weapons Establishment Burghfield, which resulted in the entrances being blocked and those participating being arrested. AWE Burghfield is the Berkshire facility where the UK’s Trident nuclear warheads are manufactured and return for regular

Christian CND Embassies Walk 2019

On Tuesday 12 March Christian CND gathered in London to visit diplomats from NATO Member States to discuss the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). We managed to visit 25 Embassies despite the terrible weather, talking about the need for NATO members to take a lead on nuclear disarmament. The Netherlands is the

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