- David Cameron
Make us safe: scrap the Trident nuclear weapons system
Nuclear weapons are routinely transported on UK roads from Berkshire to southern Scotland. A nuclear sub carries enough firepower to kill 10 million people and cause climate chaos: these convoys are bringing that threat to our homes, schools, workplaces, and hospitals.
The fallout from a radiation leak or terrorist attack would be catastrophic.
The only way to eliminate that risk is to eliminate the weapons.
Possession of nuclear weapons is a decision, not a necessity. At the same time as the UN is negotiating the terms of a ban on all nuclear weapons, the UK government is considering renewing Trident, Britain's nuclear arsenal.
Mr Cameron is responsible for our safety and the safety of people across the globe.
We ask David Cameron to make us all safer by scrapping Trident: the only action that will end the transportation of nuclear weapons through our towns and take a significant step towards a global treaty that bans nuclear weapons.
- David Cameron
Politicians have a duty to do all they can to protect the public, rather than taking decisions which increase the dangers we face.
That is why we believe the UK's possession of nuclear weapons is wholly unacceptable: the routine transportation of these weapons, fully armed, on UK road puts our lives at risk. The impact of a radiation leak or terrorist attack on these convoys would be catastrophic.
The only way to eliminate that risk is to eliminate the weapons. Right now the UN is negotiating an international ban that will abolish nuclear weapons. Protect us and protect people across the globe by joining that movement: scrap Trident and lead the global campaign to ban nuclear weapons for ever.
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