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03.05.2019

UK: Westminster Abbey nuclear weapons thanksgiving service CND protest

UK: Westminster Abbey nuclear weapons thanksgiving service CND protest

By Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament CNDUK CND is horrified at the Royal Navy’s plan to host a National Service of Thanksgiving to mark 50 years of the so-called ‘Continuous At Sea Deterrent’ (CASD) nuclear weapons operation in Westminster Abbey. It is morally repugnant and sends out a terrible message… »

04.04.2019

NATO – 70 years too many

NATO – 70 years too many

By Kate Hudson, CND General Secretary As we head for NATO’s 70th birthday, it’s time to assess the nuclear-armed military alliance that came into being to ensure western military superiority during the Cold War. Most strikingly, during its first 40 years of existence – namely the Cold War, NATO… »

19.11.2018

7 Symbols of Peace: Building a Digital Peace Platform

7 Symbols of Peace: Building a Digital Peace Platform

“The more we do together, the less time we have to fight each other,” says Bernard Weber the initiator of the 7 Symbols of Peace campaign. It’s a campaign designed to unite the world in a collective voice that says our planet must be a peaceful, shared community. To spread… »

28.09.2017

Corbyn calls for ‘dialogue and negotiations’ in response to US-North Korea nuclear crisis

Corbyn calls for ‘dialogue and negotiations’ in response to US-North Korea nuclear crisis

For Immediate Release Wednesday, September 27, 2017 – 2:45pm Organization Profile: Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament Contact: enquiries@cnduk.org Corbyn Calls For ‘Dialogue and Negotiations’ in Response to US-North Korea Nuclear Crisis WASHINGTON – Kate Hudson, CND general secretary, said: “Jeremy Corbyn is right to call… »

11.07.2017

UK Campaigners condemn Trident spending chaos

UK Campaigners condemn Trident spending chaos

A Freedom of Information request revealed today that spending on two AWE nuclear weapons sites in Berkshire has doubled from a budgeted £2 billion to almost £4 billion. Kate Hudson, CND general secretary, said: “Spending on Trident is in chaos. Today we learn that the cost of upgrading the nuclear… »

03.10.2016

Dave Webb: “A treaty to ban nuclear weapons is a fantastic step forward”

Dave Webb: “A treaty to ban nuclear weapons is a fantastic step forward”

During the 2016 International Peace Bureau World Congress in Berlin we interviewed the British peace activist Dave Webb, member of CND (Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament). Here below is the link to the complete interview… »

23.09.2016

Keep Space for Peace week: 1-8 October 2016

Keep Space for Peace week: 1-8 October 2016

Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament Actions are planned across the UK to protest against the role British military bases play in the US missile defence system. The system contributes to global tension and is an obstacle to further bilateral nuclear disarmament between Russia and the United States. »

28.07.2016

New UK nuclear power station: “expensive, dangerous, and must be scrapped”

New UK nuclear power station: “expensive, dangerous, and must be scrapped”

The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament has called on the government to scrap the Hinkley Point C nuclear deal as French energy giant EDF are expected to say it will finance the deal later today. Kate Hudson, CND general secretary, said: “We call on the government to scrap the Hinkley Point… »

10.07.2016

UK Parliament to vote on Trident replacement next week

UK Parliament to vote on Trident replacement next week

David Cameron has used a speech at the NATO summit in Warsaw to announce that the long-awaited vote on Trident replacement will take place on Monday 18th July. It isn’t yet known whether MPs will be asked to support replacement in principle, or whether they will be asked to consent… »

12.05.2016

United Kingdom: Trident replacement cost rises to ‘staggering’ £205 billion

United Kingdom: Trident replacement cost rises to ‘staggering’ £205 billion

Campaigners have revealed that the cost of replacing Trident, Britain’s nuclear weapons system, has risen to £205 billion (US$ 296 billion, €259 billion). In a briefing published by the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, researchers have compiled a comprehensive account of government spending on Trident replacement using the latest publicly… »

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