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Action AWE (Action Atomic Weapons Eradication) is a grassroots activist anti-nuclear weapons campaign/group launched in February 2013.
Alan Campbell (born 8 July 1957) is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Tynemouth since 1997.
Alan Patrick Vincent Whitehead (born 15 September 1950) is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Southampton Test since 1997.
Alexander David Sobel (born 26 April 1975) is a British Labour Co-op politician who has been Member of Parliament for Leeds North West in West Yorkshire, England since 2017.
Andrew David Smith (born 1 February 1951) is a British Labour Party politician who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Oxford East from 1987 until 2017.
The anti-nuclear movement is a social movement that opposes various nuclear technologies.
The anti-nuclear movement in the United Kingdom consists of groups who oppose nuclear technologies such as nuclear power and nuclear weapons.
Anti-nuclear protests began on a small scale in the U.S. as early as 1946 in response to Operation Crossroads.
Ardentinny; (Àird an t-Sionnaich or Àird an Teine) is a small village on the west shore of Loch Long, north of Dunoon on the Cowal peninsula in Argyll and Bute, Scottish Highlands.
The Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) is responsible for the design, manufacture and support of warheads for the United Kingdom's nuclear weapons.
Atomic, Living in Dread and Promise is a documentary film about nuclear history directed by Mark Cousins.
Barrow-in-Furness, commonly known as Barrow, is a town and borough in Cumbria, England.
Betty Tebbs (10 April 1918 – 23 January 2017) was an English activist for women's rights and a peace campaigner.
The British Armed Forces, also known as Her/His Majesty's Armed Forces, are the military services responsible for the defence of the United Kingdom, its overseas territories and the Crown dependencies.
The British hydrogen bomb programme was the ultimately successful British effort to develop hydrogen bombs between 1952 and 1958.
Caroline Patricia Lucas (born 9 December 1960) is a British politician, and since 2 September 2016, Co-Leader of the Green Party of England and Wales, with Jonathan Bartley.
Chapelcross was a Magnox nuclear power plant located near Annan in Dumfries and Galloway in south west Scotland.
Christopher Murray Paul-Huhne (born 2 July 1954), known as Chris Huhne, is an energy and climate change consultant and formerly a British journalist and politician who was the Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament for Eastleigh from 2005 to 2013 and the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change from 2010 to 2012.
The Church of the Militant Elvis Party is a political party in the United Kingdom.
The Communist Party of Britain is a communist and Marxist–Leninist political party organised in Great Britain and since 2012 has been the sole British representative at the International Meeting of Communist and Workers' Parties.
Conscience: Taxes for Peace Not War is an advocacy group based in the United Kingdom.
The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom.
Continuity of government (COG) is the principle of establishing defined procedures that allow a government to continue its essential operations in case of a catastrophic event such as nuclear war.
Correlli Douglas Barnett CBE FRHistS FRSL FRSA (born 28 June 1927) is an English military historian, who has also written works of economic history, particularly on the United Kingdom's post-war "industrial decline".
The Corsham Computer Centre (CCC) is an underground British Ministry of Defence (MoD) installation in Corsham, Wiltshire, built in the 1980s.
Coulport (- literally the Back Port or Ferry) is a village on the east side of Loch Long, Argyll and Bute, Scotland.
Margaret Thatcher was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990.
Sir Cyril David Townsend (21 December 1937 − 20 November 2013) was a British politician.
Sir Daniel Grian Alexander (born 15 May 1972) is a Scottish former Liberal Democrat politician who was Chief Secretary to the Treasury between 2010 and 2015.
Danny Kushlick is a British political activist and founder of the Transform Drug Policy Foundation (TDPF).
Dawn Primarolo, Baroness Primarolo, (born 2 May 1954) is a British Labour Party politician who was the Member of Parliament for Bristol South from 1987 until 2015, when she stood down.
Denis Murphy (born 2 November 1948) is a Labour Party politician in the United Kingdom who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Wansbeck from 1997 until 2010.
Dennis Edward Skinner (born 11 February 1932) is a British politician of the Labour Party serving as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Bolsover since 1970.
Desmond Henry Browne, Baron Browne of Ladyton, (born 22 March 1952) is a British Labour Party politician who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Kilmarnock and Loudoun from 1997 to 2010.
Devonshire Dock Hall (often abbreviated to DDH) is a large indoor shipbuilding and assembly complex that forms part of the BAE Systems shipyard in the Barrow Island area of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
The Dreadnought class is the replacement for the ''Vanguard'' class of ballistic missile submarines which entered service in the United Kingdom in the 1990s with an intended service life of 25 years.
Emily Anne Thornberry (born 27 July 1960) is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament for Islington South and Finsbury since the 2005 general election.
Enter Shikari are a British alternative rock band formed in St Albans, Hertfordshire, England in 1999 under the name Hybryd by bassist Chris Batten, lead vocalist and keyboardist Roughton "Rou" Reynolds, and drummer Rob Rolfe.
Frances MacKeith (March 28, 1914 - December 14, 2011) was a British peace advocate.
Gaitskellism was the ideology of a faction of the British Labour Party.
George Gideon Oliver Osborne (born 23 May 1971) is a British Conservative Party politician, who was Member of Parliament (MP) for Tatton from June 2001 until he stood down on 3 May 2017.
Gisela Stuart (née Gschaider; born 26 November 1955) is a British Labour Party politician, who served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Birmingham Edgbaston from 1997 until stepping down at the snap 2017 general election.
The GMB is a general trade union in the United Kingdom which has more than 631,000 members.
The Green Party of England and Wales (GPEW; Plaid Werdd Cymru a Lloegr) is a green, left-wing political party in England and Wales.
Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp was a peace camp established to protest nuclear weapons being placed at RAF Greenham Common in Berkshire, England.
Hinkley Point C nuclear power station (HPC) is a project to construct a 3,200 MWe nuclear power station with two EPR reactors in Somerset, England.
The application of nuclear technology, both as a source of energy and as an instrument of war, has been controversial.
The history of the foreign relations of the United Kingdom covers British foreign policy from about 1500 to 2000.
Her Majesty's Naval Base, Clyde (HMNB Clyde; also HMS Neptune) primarily sited at Faslane is one of three operating bases in the United Kingdom for the Royal Navy (the others being HMNB Devonport and HMNB Portsmouth).
HMS Dreadnought was a battleship built for the Royal Navy that revolutionised naval power.
The eleventh HMS Vanguard of the Royal Navy is the lead boat of her class of Trident ballistic missile-armed submarines.
HMS Vengeance is the fourth and final of the Royal Navy.
HMS Victorious is the second of the Royal Navy.
HMS Vigilant is the third of the Royal Navy.
General Sir William Gerald Hugh Beach, (born 20 May 1923) is a former British Army officer who, in retirement, researches and advises on defence policy, arms control and disarmament, with an active interest in promoting concerns about ethical issues of peace and war.
Hugo Charlton is a practising criminal barrister, international human rights lawyer, environmental activist, broadcaster and commentator.
Hunterston, by the Firth of Clyde, is a coastal area in Ayrshire, Scotland.
International Court of Justice advisory opinion on the Legality of the Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons
Legality of the Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons is a landmark international law case, where the International Court of Justice gave an advisory opinion stating that there is no source of law, customary or treaty, that explicitly prohibits the possession or even use of nuclear weapons.
Jeffrey Daniel Dominic James (né Walker; born 11 March 1968) is a British public servant and executive, and former Royal Navy sailor.
Jeremy Corbyn, the Member of Parliament for Islington North, stood as a candidate in the 2015 British Labour Party leadership election, in a successful campaign that made him the leader of the Labour Party.
Johann MacDougall Lamont (born 11 July 1957) is a Scottish politician, who was the Leader of the Scottish Labour Party from 2011-2014.
John Andrew Barrett (born 11 February 1954) is a Scottish Liberal Democrat politician and the former Member of Parliament (MP) for Edinburgh West.
John Sauven, (born in Ealing, west London, on 6 September 1954) is a trained economist and environmentalist and executive director of Greenpeace UK since 2008.
Jonathan "Jon" Cruddas (born 7 April 1962) is a Labour Party politician who has served as a Member of Parliament (MP) since 2001, first for Dagenham and then for the successor constituency of Dagenham and Rainham.
Julian Murray Lewis (born 26 September 1951) is a Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom, who has been Member of Parliament (MP) for New Forest East in Hampshire since the 1997 general election.
Karen Patricia Buck (born 30 August 1958) is a British Labour Party politician who has been a Member of Parliament (MP) since 1997, firstly for Regent's Park and Kensington North until 2010, and for Westminster North after that.
The Strategic Rocket Forces (Chosŏn'gŭl: 조선인민군 전략로케트군, Hanja: 朝鮮人民軍 戰略로케트軍), also known as Missile Guidance Bureau (Chosŏn'gŭl: 미사일지도국; Hanja: 미사일指導局) is a military branch of the Korean People's Army that oversees North Korea's nuclear and conventional strategic missiles.
The 2015 Labour Party leadership election was won by Jeremy Corbyn with a landslide victory.
Leanne Wood (born 13 December 1971) is a Welsh politician and the leader of Plaid Cymru.
The letters of last resort are four identically worded handwritten letters from the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom to the commanding officers of the four British ballistic missile submarines.
Liam Fox (born 22 September 1961) is a British politician of the Conservative Party serving as Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade since 2016.
The Liberal Democrats (often referred to as Lib Dems) are a liberal British political party, formed in 1988 as a merger of the Liberal Party and the Social Democratic Party (SDP), a splinter group from the Labour Party, which had formed the SDP–Liberal Alliance from 1981.
The 2007 Liberal Democrats leadership election was held following the resignation of Sir Menzies Campbell as leader on 15 October 2007, after 19 months as leader of the Liberal Democrats, the third-largest political party in the United Kingdom.
There are eight sovereign states that have successfully detonated nuclear weapons.
Lord Buckethead is a British satirical political candidate.
Dame Louise Joyce Ellman (born 14 November 1945) is a British Labour Co-operative politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Liverpool Riverside since 1997.
Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, (13 October 19258 April 2013) was a British stateswoman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990.
Maria Eagle (born 17 February 1961) is a British Labour Party politician, Member of Parliament for Garston and Halewood and former Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport.
Mark Fisher (born 29 October 1944) is a British Labour Party politician.
Massive Attack are a British musical group formed in 1988 in Bristol, consisting of Robert "3D" Del Naja, Grant "Daddy G" Marshall and formerly Andy "Mushroom" Vowles ("Mush").
The Nassau Agreement, concluded on 21 December 1962, was an agreement negotiated between President of the United States, John F. Kennedy, and Harold Macmillan, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, as a result of a series of meetings by the two leaders over three days in the Bahamas following Kennedy's announcement of his intended cancellation of the Skybolt.
Natascha Engel (born 9 April 1967) is a British Labour Party politician who was Member of Parliament (MP) for North East Derbyshire from 2005, until her defeat in the 2017 general election by Conservative Lee Rowley.
New Labour, New Life For Britain was a political manifesto published in 1996 by the British Labour Party.
Sir Nicholas William Peter Clegg (born 7 January 1967) is a British politician who served as Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 2010 to 2015 and as Leader of the Liberal Democrats from 2007 to 2015.
Nicola Ferguson Sturgeon (born 19 July 1970) is a Scottish politician who is the current First Minister of Scotland and leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP), in office since November 2014.
Nigel Griffiths (born 20 May 1955) is a British Labour Party politician, who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Edinburgh South from 1987 to 2010.
In October 1952, the United Kingdom (UK) became the third country to independently develop and test nuclear weapons.
Operation Grapple was the name of four series of British nuclear weapons tests of early atomic bombs and hydrogen bombs carried out in 1957 and 1958 at Malden Island and Christmas Island in the Pacific Ocean as part of the British hydrogen bomb programme.
Owen Smith (born 2 May 1970) is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Pontypridd since 2010.
In 2016, Owen Smith, the Member of Parliament for Pontypridd, challenged Jeremy Corbyn for the leadership of the Labour Party, triggering an election in the United Kingdom, one year following the previous leadership ballot.
The Palace of Westminster is the meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Major General Patrick Anthony John Cordingley OBE DSO FRGS (born 6 October 1944) is a retired British Army officer who commanded 2nd Division.
A peace movement is a social movement that seeks to achieve ideals such as the ending of a particular war (or all wars), minimize inter-human violence in a particular place or type of situation, and is often linked to the goal of achieving world peace.
A Permissive Action Link (PAL) is a security device for nuclear weapons.
The United Kingdom's Polaris programme, officially named the British Naval Ballistic Missile System, provided its first submarine-based nuclear weapons system.
The Policy Review was the name given to the British Labour Party's wide-ranging study to formulate popular policies in the aftermath of its third successive electoral defeat in 1987.
Clinton Richard Dawkins (born 26 March 1941) is an English ethologist, evolutionary biologist, and author.
Eric "Ricky" Tomlinson (born 26 September 1939) is an English actor, comedian, author and political activist.
RISE – Scotland's Left Alliance is a left-wing electoral alliance created ahead of the 2016 Scottish Parliament general election.
Royal Naval Armaments Depot Coulport, shortened to RNAD Coulport, on Loch Long in Argyll, Scotland, is the storage and loading facility for the nuclear warheads of the United Kingdom's Trident programme.
Scotland's Future is a government white paper published on 26 November 2013 by the Scottish Government under First Minister Alex Salmond.
The Scottish Green Party (Pàrtaidh Uaine na h-Alba; Scots Green Pairty) is a green political party in Scotland.
A referendum on Scottish independence from the United Kingdom took place on Thursday 18 September 2014.
The Scottish Labour Party (Pàrtaidh Làbarach na h-Alba, Scots Labour Pairty; branded Scottish Labour) is the devolved Scotland section of the United Kingdom Labour Party.
The 2014 Scottish Labour Party leadership election was an internal party election to choose a new leader and deputy leader of the Scottish Labour Party, following the resignations of Johann Lamont as leader and Anas Sarwar as deputy.
The Scottish National Party (SNP; Pàrtaidh Nàiseanta na h-Alba, Scots Naitional Pairtie) is a Scottish nationalist and social-democratic political party in Scotland.
The Special Relationship is an unofficial term for the political, diplomatic, cultural, economic, military, and historical relations between the United Kingdom and the United States.
Standing Royal Navy deployments is a list of operations and commitments undertaken by the United Kingdom's Royal Navy on a worldwide basis.
Stephen Geoffrey Cottrell (born 31 August 1958) is a Church of England bishop.
The Stop the War Coalition (StWC; informally Stop the War) is a British group which was established on 21 September 2001, shortly after the September 11 attacks, to campaign against what it believes are unjust wars.
Strategic Rocket Forces may refer to.
The Third World War: The Untold Story is a novel by Sir John Hackett portraying a fictional Third World War between NATO and Warsaw Pact forces which breaks out in 1985, written in the style of a non-fiction, post-event historical account.
Theresa Mary May (Brasier; born 1 October 1956) is a British politician serving as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party since 2016.
Timothy James Farron (born 27 May 1970) is a British politician who was the Leader of the Liberal Democrats between July 2015 and July 2017.
Anthony Joseph Lloyd (born 25 February 1950) is a British Labour Party politician serving as Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland since 2018.
A trident is a three-pronged staff.
The Trident missile is a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) equipped with multiple independently targetable reentry vehicles (MIRV).
Trident Ploughshares (originally named Trident Ploughshares 2000) is an activist anti-nuclear weapons group, founded in 1998 with the aim of "beating swords into ploughshares" (taken from the Book of Isaiah).
The UGM-133A Trident II, or Trident D5 is a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM), built by Lockheed Martin Space Systems in Sunnyvale, California, and deployed with the American and British navies.
The 1983 United Kingdom general election was held on Thursday 9 June 1983.
The 2017 United Kingdom general election took place on Thursday 8 June, having been announced just under two months earlier by Prime Minister Theresa May on 18 April 2017 after it was discussed at cabinet.
British–American relations, also referred to as Anglo-American relations, encompass many complex relations ranging from two early wars to competition for world markets.
United Visual Artists (UVA) is a multidisciplinary art and design group; Full 2014 Line-Up Announced 29 October 2013 BroadwayWorld founded in 2003 by Matt Clark, Contributors by STEPHEN HEYMAN 11 September 2009 T Magazine New York Times "Matt Clark, UVA’s creative director, is second from left to give this issue’s T (Page 101) a phantasmagoric twist, has created album covers for Massive Attack (center), Editors and Royksopp.
The Vanguard class is a class of nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines (SSBNs) in service with the Royal Navy.
The 10th Submarine Squadron was an administrative unit of the Royal Navy.
The 1958 US–UK Mutual Defense Agreement, or UK–US Mutual Defence Agreement, is a bilateral treaty between the United States and the United Kingdom on nuclear weapons cooperation.
Events from the year 2016 in the United Kingdom.
The 2017 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) "for its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition on such weapons," according to the Norwegian Nobel Committee announcement on October 6, 2017.
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