Global Security: Non-Proliferation - Foreign Affairs Committee Contents

 Letter from B E Driscoll

  The Non-Proliferation Treaty has been effective in preventing the spread of nuclear weapons to other countries, but, because we have plans to renew Trident and are allowing the US to use the Yorkshire bases for their missile defence system in Poland, we are dishonouring our commitment under article 6 of the NPT.

  This could lead to the collapse of the NPT, and, non-nuclear countries considering our actions as saying "Don't do what we do, do what we say". This is degrading the Non-Proliferation Treaty and a disgrace.

9 September 2008

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