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Fenton, Janet

The ban is here

Nuclear ban treaty will become law on 22 January

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Nuclear ban treaty will become law on 22 January 2021

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Castle Romeo nuclear test, 27 March 1954. PHOTO:United States Department of Energy, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Nuclear weapons states applied enormous pressure to try and stop the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, recalls Janet Fenton.

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How to ban bombs and influence people

Scottish CND's Janet Fenton reports from the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons' Paris Forum, which took place pre-lockdown from 14 - 15 February

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Nae place for nuclear weapons!

A day-by-day account by a Scottish civil society team of the second part of the United Nations negotiations to ban the Bomb

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Obituary: John Ainslie, 3 May 1954 – 21 October 2016

Quiet, reserved minister who co-ordinated Scottish CND from 1991

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The UN will ban nuclear weapons in 2017

Global nuclear-weapons-free zone could hinder US military

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Viennese Mexican NPT Wave!

Interest in Scotland's new position on nuclear weapons at the May 2012 NPT PrepCom meeting in Vienna.

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RBS funds nuclear arms production

Royal Bank of Scotland finances 16 companies that are heavily involved in the manufacture, modernisation and maintenance of US, British and French nuclear forces.

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Taking it lying down

On 18 May, the UK government announced its plan to spend several billion pounds over the next five years on new nuclear-armed submarines.

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Talking Trident

In December a delegation to the Scottish Parliament met Bruce Crawford, minister for Parliamentary Business in the Scottish Government, to hand in an open letter to the first minister.