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Kenny MacAskill

.Opposed to Trident replacement
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Response to 2011 election survey:

Question 1. The Scottish Parliament should continue to call on the UK government not to go ahead with the current proposal to replace Trident.

- Yes

Question 2. The Scottish Parlaiment should call on the UK government to cease the deployment of Trident

- Yes

Question 3. The Scottish Parliament should support a Nuclear Weapons Convention (a global ban on nuclear weapons).

- Yes

"Trident and nuclear weapons are morally wrong, militaryily inept and economically unaffordable."

Trident debate 14 June 2007
Voted for motion which opposed Trident replacement
Views on nuclear weapons:

Replied to survey in November 2006 saying he was opposed to Trident replacement and said:

"There is no moral,military or economic case for Trident upgraded or replaced."

Replied to survey in June 2005 saying he was opposed to Trident replacement

Trident debate 21 December 2006

Voted for SNP motion and for Lib Dem amendment opposing Government plans to replace Trident. Speech

Trident debate September 2006:
Voted for SNP motion (opposing Trident replacement) and for Green amendment (diversification

Trident debate May 2006:

Voted for Green motion (opposing Trident replacement) and for SNP amendment

Supported the following other motions on nuclear weapons::
Constituency in 2007/2011 Parliament - Edinburgh East