Jeremy Corbyn suggests Trident could be up for negotiation in coalition deal with the SNP

17 November 2019 • 11:20am Jeremy Corbyn has refused to rule out scrapping Trident as the price for Labour going into coalition with the SNP.  The Labour leader suggested that as prime minister he would take a prominent role in the campaign for global disarmament, stating that there had been “many expressions” for a “nuclear…




Jeremy Corbyn has refused to rule out scrapping Trident as the price for Labour going into coalition with the SNP. 

The Labour leader suggested that as prime minister he would take a prominent role in the campaign for global disarmament, stating that there had been “many expressions” for a “nuclear free world”. 

With recent polls indicating that the chances of Labour majority are vanishingly slim, the expectation is that in a hung Parliament Mr Corbyn will be forced to strike a deal with Nicola Sturgeon. 

However, the SNP has made clear that a second independence referendum and the removal of Trident nuclear weapons from Scotland would be central to any agreement. 

Asked this morning whether…

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