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Joe Fitzpatrick

.Opposed to Trident and nuclear power
If you are a constituent then please email neil.snp@googlemail.com
- 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.

Replied to survey in 2011 election:

"As a member of the SNP I am firmly opposed to nuclear power as an expensive and dangerous energy choice. The SNP Government has instead invested in alternative energy sources including wind, wave and tidal power and are working hard to ensure that there will be no replacement of Scotland's aging nuclear power stations when the existing ones are decommissioned.

"We are also firmly opposed to nuclear weapons and our MPs will vote against the replacement of Trident.

"The SNP firmly believes that nuclear weapons have no place in a modern Scotland .   We have consistently demanded the cancellation of the new generation of Trident missiles and their £100bn pound price tag.

"A majority of Scottish MSPs and MPs are against Trident, as are the Scottish public. Without a strong team of SNP MPs Scotland's priorities can be ignored. The London parties want to cut spending on vital local services. At the same time they are willing to waste £ 100 billion on new nuclear missiles and submarines.

"We believe nuclear is the wrong choice."

 

Trident debate 14 June 2007
Voted for motion which opposed Trident replacement
Views on nuclear weapons:
Trident debate 21 December 2006

Only elected in May 2007

Trident debate September 2006:
Only elected in May 2007

Trident debate May 2006:

Only elected in May 2007

Supported the following other motions on nuclear weapons::

S3M-02625: Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament

S3M-02202: Nuclear Weapons Planning Application

S3M-01748: Support for Scottish CND

S3M-02360: No to Privatisation of Nuclear Weapons

S3M-02716: Secrecy Over Real Nuclear Threat Revealed

S3M-02737: A Budget for Peace not War

S3M-02740: Radiation Exposure at Faslane

S3M-03240: Generals Say Trident Completely Useless

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

S3M-03347: UK Close to Scrapping Nuclear Weapons

Additional Information

Is currently a member of Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament: http://www.gsinstitute.org/pnnd

Constituency in 2007/2011 Parliament - Dundee West