Medact’s Position on Trident

Medact calls for the urgent abolition of all nuclear weapons, including the UK’s Trident because of the terrible consequences to health, humanity and the environment of the development, testing and use of nuclear weapons, which are well known. Any further use,...

Trident and nuclear weapons – Take action

MPs elected this year will vote on whether or not Britain builds a new nuclear weapons system that will cost at least £100 billion and operate until 2060. Medact remains opposed to all nuclear weapons and, in particular, to the renewal of Trident. Scroll down to see a...

Comments on the Trident Commission

At the beginning of last month the ‘independent, cross-party inquiry to examine UK nuclear weapons policy’ – otherwise known  as the Trident Commission, issued its final report. The three co-chairs, each a representative of their party, were Lord Des Browne (Labour),...

Rebecca Sharkey on Medact’s trip to Faslane and Holyrood

I’ve been campaigning for a year and a half as part of ICAN, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, and I know perhaps more than I’d like to about these horrible weapons. But I’d never seen one with my own eyes until last month, when...