Continuous At Sea Deterrent-Trident

May 2019

On 10 April 2019 in the House of Commons, a full debate was held on UK deployment at sea of the UK’s nuclear WMD arsenal on Trident submarines. This is called CASD, or “Continuous At-Sea Deterrent’, which was the title of the debate, to mark the 50th anniversary of CASD, when nuclear-armed submarine HMS Resolution was launched into the River Clyde in Scotland, near Glasgow. MPs’ energies depleted by endless Brexit debates, were only thinly present on the House of Commons green benches. Here are a selection of deplorable bellicose warmongering statements made by Labour MPs, including the shadow defence spokesperson Nia Griffith, and a junior defence team me