Nuclear weapons were big news in the 80s.
Thirty years on we have to decide: should the UK government spend £100 billion to renew Trident for another 50 years?
UK leaders are due to make this decision in 2016. But what do you think – should we go back to the 80s?Join the conversation
Did you know…
- Trident is illegal under international humanitarian law
- The UK is dependent on the US for technical nuclear support
- The cost of renewing Trident is equal to 76,000 soldiers or 1 million homes
- Trident is more than 1,000 times stronger than the bomb that destroyed Hiroshima in 1945