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Debate: 'This House Would Scrap Trident'
Debate: 'This House Would Scrap Trident'

Debate: 'This House Would Scrap Trident'

Amory Moot Room

Exeter

About

This crucial discussion will explore the implications of scrapping the UK's Trident Nuclear Missile Programme and the impact it could have on the country and the world. Experts from around the country will debate the economic, political, and security implications of scrapping Trident and answer burning questions, such as: What are the costs and benefits of maintaining a nuclear deterrent? How would scrapping Trident affect Britain's role in international affairs? Could Britain be exposed to greater threats if Trident were scrapped? Can nuclear weapons be replaced by other forms of deterrence? What is the moral argument for or against scrapping Trident? Don't miss your chance to have your say on this important issue! Proposing the motion: Tom Unterrainer - Chair of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, an organisation that advocates for unilateral nuclear disarmament by the United Kingdom. Shabbir Lakha - Officer for the 'Stop the War Coalition, an organisation founded in the wake of 9/11 that is dedicated to preventing and ending the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya and elsewhere. Opposing the Motion: Peter Watkins CBE - Former Director General of the Ministry of Defence, with an extensive career leading on military policy and strategy. Richard Foord MP - Recently-elected MP for Tiverton and Honiton and Liberal Democrat Defence Spokesperson. Due to Guild and University Policy, we are only able to admit ticket-holding society members to this event - please, do ensure that you grab a ticket if you wish to join us!

Venue

Opens Fri 27th Jan 2023 at 6:30 PM (GMT)
Amory Building, Exeter, EX4 4RJ
Amory Moot Room