Lord Benyon

Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office)

Ceidwadwyr Peer

@RichardBenyonMP https://facebook.com/richardbenyonmp

Trident Nuclear Weapons System Replacement

The UK's Trident nuclear weapons system, comprising missile armed submarines, provides a continuous at-sea nuclear deterrent. There have been votes on if the system should be replaced with a new nuclear deterrent when Trident reaches the end of its lifespan.

Photo: UK Ministry of Defence

Lord Benyon consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

Major votes

  • On 18 Gor 2016: Lord Benyon wedi pleidleisio to support replacing the four Trident nuclear missile submarines to maintain the UK's continuous at sea nuclear deterrent. Show vote
  • On 26 Mai 2016: Lord Benyon wedi pleidleisio against calling for the Government to outline a positive vision for the UK’s continued membership of the EU; for spending £200 billion on new nuclear weapons; against abolishing the House of Lords; against meaningful devolution to the nations and regions of the UK and against contributing to the resolution of the refugee crisis in Europe. Show vote
  • On 24 Tach 2015: Lord Benyon wedi pleidleisio in favour of renewing the Trident nuclear deterrent programme. Show vote
  • On 4 Meh 2015: Lord Benyon wedi pleidleisio in favour of proposed spending cuts and changes to the welfare system and in favour of spending on new nuclear weapons. Show vote
  • On 20 Ion 2015: Lord Benyon wedi pleidleisio in favour of renewing the UK's Trident nuclear weapons system Show vote
  • On 14 Maw 2007: Lord Benyon wedi pleidleisio to maintain the UK's strategic nuclear deterrent beyond the life of the existing system. Show vote
  • On 14 Maw 2007: Lord Benyon wedi pleidleisio to maintain the UK's minimum strategic nuclear deterrent beyond the life of the existing system. Show vote

Scoring Agreements

Agreements are when Parliament takes a decision without holding a vote.

This does not necessarily mean universal approval, but does mean there were no (or few) objections made to the decision being made.

No scoring agreements are part of this policy while this member was elected.

Informative Agreements

Agreements are when Parliament takes a decision without holding a vote.

This does not necessarily mean universal approval, but does mean there were no (or few) objections made to the decision being made.

No informative agreements are part of this policy while this member was elected.

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