Thousands march against trident nuclear system renewal
February 27, 2016
‘The Ministry of Defence has estimated acquiring four new submarines to carry the Trident deterrent will cost £31bn over the course of the 20-year procurement programme, with a further £10bn set aside to meet unexpected cost increases.’
Union boss Tim Roache tells Corbyn to toe party line on Trident
February 26, 2016
‘But on Trident, Mr Roache said Mr Corbyn should toe the party line. “Now he is the leader, you are bound by the policy of the party you are elected to lead,” he said. “With leadership comes responsibility. Our members desperately need the return of a Labour government.” ‘
Senior Nato figures ‘alarmed’ by Labour’s Trident review
February 14, 2016
Sam Jones in Munich and Kate Allen in London
‘Nato officials and political leaders from across the alliance are “deeply concerned” over the opposition Labour party’s wavering support for Britain’s nuclear weapons, according to defence secretary Michael Fallon.
He claimed senior figures in Nato as well as his counterparts in European ministries had raised the issue of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, his attitude towards Nato and the question of nuclear arms repeatedly at the meeting of alliance defence chiefs in Brussels last week.’
Rootless cosmopolitan,down at heels intellectual;would be writer.
'Polemic is a discourse of conflict, whose effect depends on a delicate balance between the requirements of truth and the enticements of anger, the duty to argue and the zest to inflame. Its rhetoric allows, even enforces, a certain figurative licence. Like epitaphs in Johnson’s adage, it is not under oath.'
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