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Nuclear Weapon-Free Wales

EDM number 230 in 2012-13, proposed by Elfyn Llwyd on 19/06/2012.
Categorised under the topic of Arms control.

That this House believes in a nuclear weapon-free Wales; does not support the comments of the First Minister of Wales that there would be a welcome for housing the UK submarine fleet in Milford Haven; believes that the number of potential jobs created would be far smaller than that suggested; expresses concern about the safety considerations of a nuclear fleet in close proximity to Milford Haven'sliquefied natural gasterminalsand oil refineries, which where amongst the reasons for deciding against locating Polaris in Milford Haven in 1963; warns against future expenditure upon a new generation of weapons of mass destruction; and calls on plans to replace Trident to be scrapped.

This motion has been signed by a total of 14 MPs.

Elfyn Llwyd19/06/2012Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruProposed
Hywel Williams19/06/2012ArfonPlaid CymruSeconded
Jonathan Edwards19/06/2012Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSeconded
Martin Caton20/06/2012GowerLabourSeconded
Paul Flynn20/06/2012Newport WestLabourSeconded
Jeremy Corbyn21/06/2012Islington NorthLabourSeconded
Kelvin Hopkins25/06/2012Luton NorthLabourSigned
John McDonnell25/06/2012Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
Caroline Lucas26/06/2012Brighton, PavilionGreenSigned
Michael Weir26/06/2012AngusScottish National PartySigned
Virendra Sharma26/06/2012Ealing, SouthallLabourSigned
Eilidh Whiteford04/07/2012Banff and BuchanScottish National PartySigned
Mark Williams17/07/2012CeredigionLiberal DemocratSigned
Alasdair McDonnell11/09/2012Belfast SouthSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned

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