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Judicial Review of Trident Replacement

On Tuesday 10th June, Mr. Justice Simon refused the Nuclear Information Service (NIS) permission to bring a Judicial Review of the Government's White Paper, 'The Future of the United Kingdom's Nuclear Deterrent', published on 4 December 2006. Judge Simons did not accept that The White Paper's assertion of compatibility of the Government's decision to replace the UK's nuclear weapons system with its international law obligations requires adjudication by a Court.

Hansard on NPT January - March 2007

*8 Jan 2007 : Column 98W
Nuclear Disarmament*

*Nick Harvey:* To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will list the 13 practical steps toward nuclear disarmament referred to on page 13 of the White Paper CM6994, in respect of which of these steps progress has been made; and if he will make a statement. [108787]

Josef Rotblat- 1908-2005

a tribute by Andy Oppenheimer

Professor Josef Rotblat, the renowned physicist who co-founded the Pugwash Movement, has died in London aged 96..
He will be remembered primarily for being the only scientist to leave the Manhattan Project before its deadly culmination. .

Hansard on NPT

7 April 2005 : Column 1769W

Non-proliferation Treaty Review Conference

Mr. Chaytor: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth
Affairs whether he will attend the forthcoming Non-Proliferation Treaty
Review Conference. [221359]

Mr. MacShane [holding answer 21 March 2005]: My right hon. Friend the
Foreign Secretary will not be present at the Nuclear Non-proliferation
Treaty Review Conference in May, but he has asked John Freeman (the UK Permanent Representative to the Conference on Disarmament) to head the
UK delegation.

Discussion in China : Disarmament and the Non Proliferation Treaty


In Beijing, I met Zhang Jun from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Niu Qiang, Secretary General of the Chinese People’s Association for Peace & Disarmament with Chen Huaifan the Office Director and three researchers. Both meetings were most cordial, with green tea and comfy chairs.

Report of the 2004 Preparatory Committee Meeting for the 2005 Non-Proliferation Treaty review conference

by Di McDonald on behalf of the Nuclear Information Service and Nukewatch

I. Introduction

This report will be brief. More comprehensive 2004 NPT PrepCom. reports by experienced analysts are listed in Appendix 1.