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Disarmament and Diversification: Do Jobs Justify Making Nuclear Weapons?
Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

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Britain’s Trident nuclear weapons system remains a divisive topic within the Labour Party. While many members want it scrapped, some argue it serves as an important deterrent. Others say it should be kept because so many jobs are reliant on it. If scrapping Trident will lead to mass job losses, we need to think about how to protect workers. Is manufacturing weapons of mass destruction the only way these jobs can be maintained, or can we create skilled and meaningful work in other industries? Come and hear from those involved and add your voice to the discussion.


Fabian Hamilton MP

Labour MP for Leeds North East and Shadow Minister for Peace and Disarmament

Sam Mason
Trade Unionist // PCS

Policy Officer at Public and Commerical Services trade union (PCS), main author of the PCS pamphlet Just Transition and Energy Democracy: a civil service trade union perspective & member of the New Lucas Plan project coordinating the Just Transition strand

Paul Nowak
Trade Unionist // TUC

Deputy General Secretary of the Trades Union Congress (TUC)

Ann Feltham
Campaigner // CAAT

Parliamentary Co-ordinator of Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT)

Kate Hudson
Campaigner // Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

General Secretary of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) and leading anti-nuclear and anti-war campaigner