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TRIDENT REPLACEMENT (NO. 2)

EDM (Early Day Motion) 576: tabled on 19 October 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 31 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House notes that construction has begun on the Successor submarines as part of the programme to replace the Trident nuclear weapons system; is concerned that during the debate on the Address on 18 July 2016, Official Report, columns 6-114, the Government was unable to give an estimate for the for the total lifetime cost of the programme, despite some reports suggesting the figure could be more than £200 billion; believes that the funds spent on Trident replacement would be better spent on tackling threats identified in the National Security Strategy; and calls on the Government to cancel the plans for Trident replacement and fully participate in discussions at the UN to prohibit nuclear weapons across the world.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

Blackford, Ian
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 October 2016
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 October 2016
Edinburgh North and Leith
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 January 2017
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 October 2016
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Docherty-Hughes, Martin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 October 2016
West Dunbartonshire
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 20 October 2016
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Ferrier, Margaret
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 October 2016
Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 27 October 2016
North East Fife
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 October 2016
North Ayrshire and Arran
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 October 2016
Glasgow North
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 October 2016
Glasgow South
McGarry, Natalie
Independent
Signed on 19 October 2016
Glasgow East
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 20 October 2016
Mansfield
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 October 2016
Glasgow North West
O'Hara, Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 October 2016
Argyll and Bute
Oswald, Kirsten
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 November 2016
East Renfrewshire
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 19 October 2016
South Down
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 24 October 2016
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 October 2016
Glasgow South West
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 October 2016
Glasgow Central
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 November 2016
Midlothian
Thomson, Michelle
Independent
Signed on 31 October 2016
Edinburgh West
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 25 October 2016
Arfon
Williams, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 November 2016
Ceredigion
Wilson, Corri
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 November 2016
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.