Lancaster City Council will call on government to join nuclear weapons ban. City councillors have voted in favour of writing to the government to urge it to sign up to the United Nation’s Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, which came into force last month.
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A Conservative Senedd member has called on the UK to ditch nuclear weapons. David Melding, an MS for South Wales Central, said that he has “never quite believed in Britain’s nuclear deterrent”. Mr Melding added that to remove them from Faslane in Scotland, where the UK’s nuclear submarines are based, could “neutralise” a “potential source of schism in the Union”. The SNP are fierce critics of nuclear weapons have pledged that an independent Scotland would get rid of them.
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