Parliamentary Records

The Acronym Institute monitors news and developments on nuclear weapons policy in the UK Parliament. Parliamentary Records are excerpts of questions and debates in Parliament that are published by Hansard (the official report of proceedings of the House of Commons and the House of Lords) and are reproduced in brief on the Acronym Institute website along with a link to the original reference in Hansard.
Hof L Written Answers, Arms Control
 
23 February 2015, HL4913

Lord Judd: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, following the February 2015 meeting of the "P5 Process", what proposals they will be making in preparation for the April 2015 Non-proliferation Treaty Review Conference on (1) a weapons of mass destruction-free zone in...

Hof L Written Answers, Nuclear Submarines
 
12 February 2015, HL4513

Lord Wigly: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the report in the Scottish Daily Mail on 28 January, whether they have considered moving Britain's nuclear armed submarines from Scotland to Wales.

Lord Aster of Hever: ...

HoC Written Answers to Questions, Trident Submarines
 
4 February 2015, 222314

Angus Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when the main gate business case for the successor to the Trident Submarine programme will be submitted to his Department's Investment Appraisals Board.

Mr Philip Dunne: The Main Gate...

HoC Written Answers to Questions, Trident
 
2 February 2015, 222052

Angus Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what estimate he has made of the year-on-year future spending on the development phase of the replacement for Trident.

Mr Philip Dunne: As stated in the UK Future Nuclear Deterrent 2014 Update to...

HofC Written Answer to Questions, Nuclear Weapons
 
26 January 2015, 221407

Angus Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will place in the Library the most recent version of the Defence Nuclear Executive Board's Risk Register for the Nuclear Programme.

Mr Phillip Dunne: This information is being withheld...

HofC Minsterial Statement & Debate Summary, Trident Renewal
 
20 January 2015, Column 90

Angus Robertson (Moray) (SNP): I beg to move,

That this House believes that Trident should not be renewed.

It is a pleasure to move the motion, which stands in my name and those of my right hon. and hon. Friends in the Scottish National party, Plaid Cymru—the party of Wales...

HoC Written Answers to Questions, Nuclear Submarines: Decommissioning
 
13 January 2015, 220664

Thomas Docherty: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Written Statement of 13 January 2015, HCWS183, by the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, on Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, whether he expects any changes to the programme...

HoC Oral Answers to Questions, Nuclear War
 
12 January 2015, Column 583

Jeremy Corbyn (Islington North) (Lab): If he will publish research held by the Government on the global atmospheric consequences of nuclear war. [906897]

12 Jan 2015 : Column 584

The Minister for the Armed Forces (Mr Mark Francois): ...

HoC Written Answers to Questions, Nuclear Weapons
 
6 January 2015, 219275

Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will commission and publish a report on the likely effect of a UK Trident warhead in time to allow this report to be presented at the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference in a level of detail that...

HoC Written Answers to Questions, Nuclear Weapons
 
6 January 2015, 219274

Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will publish either as excerpts or in full official analysis of the destructive effect of the detonation of those UK nuclear warheads which were in service before the current Trident warhead.

Michael...