Nuclear Weapons

British Parliament Report Criticizes Government Refusal to Participate in Nuclear Deterrent Inquiry

07.01.06 | 1 min read | Text by Hans Kristensen

Although the British government has promised a full and open public debate about the future of Britain’s nuclear deterrent, it has so far failed to explain what decisions need to be made, failed to provide a timetable for those decisions, and has refused to participate in a House of Commons Defence Committee inquiry on the future of Britain’s nuclear deterrent, according to a British parliamentary report. The report partially relies on research conducted by the FAS Nuclear Information Project for the SIPRI Yearbook.

Online overview of British nuclear forces