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Nuclear weapons are "completely useless as a deterrent to the threats and scale of violence we currently, or are likely to, face"

Field Marshal Lord Bramall (former head of the British Armed Forces)

It’s "past its sell-by date… because we face enemies like the Taliban and al-Qaida, who cannot be deterred by nuclear weapons."

Michael Portillo (former Conservative Defence Secretary)

“The nuclear bomb is the most anti-democratic, anti-national, anti-human, outright evil thing that man has ever made.”

Arundhati Roy (author and campaigner)

“Most intelligent people would agree that nuclear weapons spell the obliteration of our world. Let's get rid of all these horrendous weapons which nobody can really control.”

Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Or we could quadruple our annual investment in renewable energy.

With that money we could build 30,000 new homes every year,
creating 60,000 new jobs in construction.

Current spending on nuclear
weapons is around £3bn per year.

Since you’ve been
on this site,
£2358
has been spent on
nuclear weapons.

Or we could fully fund all A&E services
in hospitals for over 40 years.

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A hospital An ambulance driving by

We could employ 150,000 new nurses
and teachers
every year for over 30 years.

£ 27000

We could scrap student tuition fees for the next 30 years

– saving students from a debt of up to £27,000 each

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The government wants to spend over £100 billion on new nuclear weapons.

What else could you get for that?

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