John Prescott: It’s time to sink Trident now

Evidently America isn’t the only country trying hard to commit national suicide.

Britain could make a major step towards disarmament if we were to drop our commitment to having a CASD

To replace our Trident defence system is going to cost at least £25billion.

Lib Dem Coalition ministers recently published a review to look at cheaper alternatives.

It showed that a smaller replacement for the present Trident submarine fleet would not be massively cheaper. According to the Defence Secretary, Philip Hammond, it would only save £60million a year or £1.5billion over 25 years.

Alternative nuclear options on land, ship or aircraft were also found to be less effective – and would actually cost more.

Full article: John Prescott: It’s time to sink Trident now (The Mirror)

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