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Roseanna Cunningham

Opposed to Trident Replacement and new nuclear power stations
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- 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.
Response to 2011 election survey:

Question 1. The Scottish Parliament should continue to call on the UK government not to go ahead sith 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

Question 4. Are you for or against the construction of new nuclear power stations in Scotland ?
- Against

"Opposition to nuclear weapons has been a long standing personal as well as political commitment of mine"

""I can confirm that I am totally opposed to the construction of new nuclear power stations in Scotland.  As you know, this has been the firmly held view of the SNP for decades and I cannot envisage it changing.  In government, we made it quite clear that we would use whatever appropriate devolved powers there were, to block any attempt to foist new nuclear power stations on us."

Trident debate 14 June 2007
Voted for motion which opposed Trident replacement
Views on nuclear weapons:
Replied to survey in November 2006 saying she was opposed to upgrading or replacing Trident and said "Have already led the Anti Trident Replacement Debate in Parliament. My opposition is long standing and will not change, It is an obscene waste of money"
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:
Proposed SNP motion (opposing Trident replacement) and voted for Green amendment (diversfication) Made speech in debate

Trident debate May 2006:

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

Supported the following other motions on nuclear weapons::

Motion supporting Long Walk for Peace

S3M-01748: Support for Scottish CND

S3M-02737: A Budget for Peace not War

S3M-02740: Radiation Exposure at Faslane

S3M-03288: Aiming for a Nuclear-free World and a Nuclear-free Scotland

Additional Information
Is currently a member of Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament:
Constituency in 2007/2011 Parliament - Perth