Isabel Hardman Isabel Hardman

A Trident debate could send chaos into the heart of Scottish Labour

When will ministers hold their vote on Trident renewal? The Sun reports today that the ‘main gate’ decision on the size of the fleet will take place by the end of March, throwing Labour into disarray ahead of elections in Scotland, Wales, London and local government.

Cunning thinkers in the Tory party point out that for the vote to have maximum political effect, it needs to take place closer to the start of March.

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