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Views of Scottish MPs on the replacement of Trident 7 May 2010

There is a clear majority of Scottish MPs, 34 of 59 who are against the plan for Trident replacement, at least a like-for-like replacement..

This is similar to the position in March 2007 when 33 Scottish MP opposed Trident Replacement at Westminster.

See also: find yourMP's view and party policies forLabour, SNP, Liberal Democrat, Conservative and Greens .

Lab
SNP
LibDem
Cons
Total

Against Trident
replacement:
(like-for-like)

17
6
11
34
For Trident replacement:
15
1
16
Ambiguous or
views not known
9
9
Total
41
6
11
1
59

All 6 SNP MPs are opposed to Trident:

Stewart Hosie Dundee East
Angus MacNeil Western Isles
Angus Robertson Moray
Mike Weir Angus
Peter Wishart Perth
Eilidh Whiteford Banff & Buchan

There are 11 Scottish Liberal Democrat MPs. The Liberal Democrat party is opposed to a like-for-like replacement:

Danny Alexander Inverness
Malcolm Bruce Gordon
Sir Menzies Campbell Fife North East
Alistair Carmichael Orkney & Shetland
Mike Crockart Edinburgh West
Charles Kennedy Ross, Skye
Michael Moore Berwickshire
Alan Reid Argyle and Bute
Sir Robert Smith Aberdeenshire West
Jo Swinson Dunbartonshire East
John Thurso Caithness & Sutherland

17 Scottish Labour MPs are opposed to the plan to replace Trident as proposed in 2007:

Gordon Banks Ochil
Anne Begg Aberdeen South
Katy Clark North Ayrshire & Arran
Michael Connarty Linlithgow
Ian Davidson Glasgow South west
Frank Doran Aberdeen North
Shiela Gilmore Edinburgh East
David Hamilton Midlothian
Cathy Jamieson Kilmarnock & Loudon
Eric Joyce Falkirk
Mark Lazarowicz Edinburgh North & Leith
James McGovern Dundee West
Graeme Morrice Livingston
Ian Murray Edinburgh South
Sandra Osborne Ayr, Carrick & Cumnock
Anas Sarwar Glasgow Central
Lindsay Roy Glenrothes

15 Scottish Labour MPs are in support of the plan to replace Trident as proposed in 2007:

Douglas Alexander Paisley & Renfrewshire South
Willie Bain Glasgow North East
Gordon Brown Kirkcaldy
Russell Brown Dumfries
David Cairns Inverclyde
Thomas Clarke Coatbridge
Alistair Darling Edinburgh South West
Tom Harris Glasgow South
Michael McCann East Kilbride
Anne McGuire Stirling
Jim Murphy East Renfreshire
Fiona O'Donnell East Lothian
John Robertson Glasgow North West
Frank Roy Motherwell
James Sheridan Paisley & Renfrewshire North

There are 9 Scottish Labour MPs who's views or not known or who are ambiguous about Trident Replacement:

Margaret Curran Glasgow East
Thomas Doherty Dunfermline
Brian Donohoe Arshire Central
Gemma Doyle Dumbartonshire West
Tom Greatrex Rutherglen
Jimmy Hood Lanark
Gregg McClymont Cumbernauld & Kilsyth
Ann McKechin Glasgow North
Pamela Nash Airdrie & Shotts

The one Conservative MP, David Mundell, supports the plan to replace Trident.