Friday, May 18, 2012
"Collateral Damage" Episode 8 In The Disarming Grandmothers of the UK Series
May 17, 2012
EPISODE EIGHT: COLLATERAL DAMAGE
Helen and Sylvia, along with friends Joan and Joy, take part in a demonstration in Bradford to show their opposition to the replacement of Trident. Later that evening plans to spend £20bn building a new fleet of submarines to carry Trident nuclear missiles was approved. This episode shows the women’s heartfelt views on nuclear weapons and how this belief is shared by a younger generation of peace campaigners.
The UK is just 1 of 9 nuclear weapon countries, to find out more about the issues at stake visit Greenpeace and Yorkshire CND.
Find out more about the vote in the House of Commons to upgrade Trident.
The UK Government is a state party to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, which works towards nuclear disarmament – read the treaty.
“United States” used with permission from Seize The Day.
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