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UN General Assembly to vote on nuclear ban negotiations

A majority of countries have voted to endorse a report to the UN General Assembly that recommends beginning negotiations on a treaty to ban nuclear weapons.

After Trident: what future for Britain's nuclear weapons factory?

Jonathon Porritt

It's time to plan a new future for the laboratory which builds the UK's nuclear weapons, writes NIS Patron Jonathon Porritt.

NIS Response to Labour's Defence Review

Nuclear Information Service has submitted a response to the Labour Party's defence policy review.

Submarine Dismantling Project - What Next?

The Ministry of Defence will annouce the decision from its Submarine Dismantling Project in summer 2016 - but what will happen next?

Open-Ended Working Group begins work at UN to discuss steps towards global nuclear disarmament

Multilateral disarmament talks began at the United Nations last month on practical measures for building global security without nuclear weapons.

Labour Party Defence Policy Review - Consultation Open

Labour Shadow Secretary of State for Defence Emily Thornberry has announced a rigorous consultation process for Labour's strategic review of defence and security, following a request from party leader Jeremy Corbyn.

What does NATO need from Britain?


A new paper from Nuclear Information Service examines various ways in which the United Kingdom can contribute politically, economically, and strategically to NATO.