Review Backs Need For UK Nuclear Deterrent

The launch of the Trident Commission’s concluding report on July 1st attracted interest not only from national media, but also from papers aimed at local readers in areas affected by the UK nuclear programme. The following article by the North-West Evening Mail summarizes the key finding of the report and includes comments by Barrow and Furness MP John Woodcock who agrees that the UK should keep a nuclear deterrent but rejects the commission’s recommendation that the government delay a main gate decision on renewing the Trident program due to safety concerns on the ageing Vanguard class of submarines.

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