UK's Nuclear Deterrent — Replacement of Trident Nuclear Submarines — Maintenance of Continuous At Sea Deterrence — 18 Jul 2016 at 21:50

Dominic Grieve MP, Beaconsfield voted to support replacing the four Trident nuclear missile submarines to maintain the UK's continuous at sea nuclear deterrent.

The majority of MPs voted to support replacing the four Trident nuclear missile submarines to maintain the UK's continuous at sea nuclear deterrence posture.

The majority of MPs were also voting to support work towards multilateral disarmament.

The motion supported by the majority of MPs in this vote was:

  • That this House
  • supports the Government’s assessment in the 2015 National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence and Security Review that the UK’s independent minimum credible nuclear deterrent, based on a Continuous at Sea Deterrence posture, will remain essential to the UK's security today as it has for over 60 years, and for as long as the global security situation demands, to deter the most extreme threats to the UK's national security and way of life and that of the UK's allies;
  • supports the decision to take the necessary steps required to maintain the current posture by replacing the current Vanguard Class submarines with four Successor submarines;
  • recognises the importance of this programme to the UK’s defence industrial base and in supporting thousands of highly skilled engineering jobs;
  • notes that the Government will continue to provide annual reports to Parliament on the programme;
  • recognises that the UK remains committed to reducing its overall nuclear weapon stockpile by the mid-2020s; and
  • supports the Government’s commitment to continue work towards a safer and more stable world, pressing for key steps towards multilateral disarmament.

Debate in Parliament |

Party Summary

Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.

What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.

What are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.

What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con322 (+2 tell) 1098.5%
DUP5 0062.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 2066.7%
Lab141 47181.8%
LDem0 7087.5%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 30100.0%
SNP0 52 (+2 tell)0100.0%
UKIP1 00100.0%
UUP2 00100.0%
Total:471 116191.9%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

MPs for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible MP who could have voted in this division

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
Crispin BluntReigateCon (front bench)no
Diane AbbottHackney North and Stoke NewingtonLab (minister)no
Graham AllenNottingham NorthLabno
Paul BlomfieldSheffield CentralLab (minister)no
Nick BrownNewcastle upon Tyne EastLab (minister)no
Richard BurdenBirmingham, NorthfieldLabno
Richard BurgonLeeds EastLab (minister)no
Dawn ButlerBrent CentralLabno
Ruth CadburyBrentford and IsleworthLab (minister)no
Ronnie CampbellBlyth ValleyLabno
Sarah ChampionRotherhamLabno
Ann ClwydCynon ValleyLab (minister)no
Jeremy CorbynIslington NorthLab (minister)no
John CryerLeyton and WansteadLab (minister)no
Paul FlynnNewport WestLab (minister)no
Vicky FoxcroftLewisham, DeptfordLab (minister)no
Roger GodsiffBirmingham, Hall GreenLabno
Helen GoodmanBishop AucklandLab (minister)no
Margaret GreenwoodWirral WestLab (minister)no
Nia GriffithLlanelliLabno
Louise HaighSheffield, HeeleyLab (minister)no
Fabian HamiltonLeeds North EastLabno
Carolyn HarrisSwansea EastLab (minister)no
Kate HoeyVauxhallLab (minister)no
Kelvin HopkinsLuton NorthLab (minister)no
Imran HussainBradford EastLab (minister)no
David LammyTottenhamLab (minister)no
Rebecca Long-BaileySalford and EcclesLab (minister)no
Rachael MaskellYork CentralLab (minister)no
John Martin McDonnellHayes and HarlingtonLab (minister)no
Alan MealeMansfieldLab (minister)no
Ian MurrayEdinburgh SouthLab (minister)no
Lisa NandyWiganLabno
Kate OsamorEdmontonLab (minister)no
Steve PoundEaling NorthLab (minister)no
Angela RaynerAshton-under-LyneLab (minister)no
Marie RimmerSt Helens South and WhistonLab (minister)no
Naseem ShahBradford WestLab (minister)no
Tulip SiddiqHampstead and KilburnLabno
Dennis SkinnerBolsoverLabno
Andrew SmithOxford EastLab (minister)no
Jeff SmithManchester, WithingtonLab (minister)no
Jo StevensCardiff CentralLab (minister)no
Graham StringerBlackley and BroughtonLab (minister)no
Jon TrickettHemsworthLab (minister)no
Keith VazLeicester EastLab (minister)no
Catherine WestHornsey and Wood GreenLab (minister)no
Daniel ZeichnerCambridgeLab (minister)no
Rupa HuqEaling Central and ActonLab (minister)both

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