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Labour

Elaine Murray

Abstained in key vote in June 2007
If you are a constituent then please email elaine.murray.labour@hotmail.co.uk
- say what you think about the Government's plans for nuclear weapons in Scotland. If you include your postal address then you should get a reply.
Trident debate 14 June 2007
Abstained on motion to oppose the renewal of Trident
Views on nuclear weapons:

Replied to survey in November 2006 by saying

"The reason I have not replied is your intention to publish my views. I do of course have a view on the replacement of Trident which I will discuss within the Labour Party and my constituents should they seek my opinion."

Trident debate 21 December 2006

Voted against an SNP motion and a Lib Dem amendment. Both called on the UK Government not to go ahead at this time with the proposal to replace Trident.

By voting this way he prevented the Parliament from taking a stand against Tony Blair's plan to replace Trident submarines in 2024 and to keep nuclear weapons in Scotland until 2055.

Trident debate September 2006:
Voted against SNP motion (which opposed Trident replacement) and for Labour amendment

Trident debate May 2006:

Voted against Green motion (which opposed Trident replacement) and for Labour amendment

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