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I have come to a conclusion that having a UK nuclear weapon system is not a deterent, as no PM would ever threaten to use it or actually use it, if the UK was attacked. If Russia wanted to, they could attack the UK with enough conventional weapons to wipe out most of the key infrastructure e.g power stations. I really doubt that UK, France or US would use nuclear weapons against Russia in response. They would probably use conventional weapons with NATO allies, against various Russian targets, to see if that prevented a continuing war. It would only be after a protracted conventional war be
Jeremy Corbyn has said that there will be a discussion about Trident. He has also said that he will not press the button under any circumstances. So if he won't press the button, what is the point of any discussion, he has pre-empted the outcome. On the same light. He has said he will nationalise the railways. While I am not necessarily against that, announcing it now will make any present company think again about new rolling stock and probably pull the contracts. What is the point of spending a shed load of money on new rolling stock if you aren't going to get any use out of the