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Nuclear Weapons: Arms Control

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 127258, tabled on 7 February 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what the Government's policy is on the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.

Answered on

22 February 2018

‚ÄčThe British Government does not intend to sign, ratify or become party to the treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons. We firmly believe that the best way to achieve a world without nuclear weapons is through gradual multilateral disarmament negotiated using a step-by-step approach, consistent with the Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty.