Block the Builders are calling for special efforts for this last
announced blockade before the vote on Trident replacement
Parliament will vote on Trident replacement within weeks. The government
are proposing a long term policy in favour of new nuclear weapons and
disarmament. Now is the time to show your opposition to British weapons
of mass destruction in a practical and visible way.
If Parliament vote to replace Trident in March it will be an uphill
struggle for decades to come, so it is vital that we exert pressure now
to influence the
debate. This means not just taking action, but also letting people know
- local groups, local media and your local MPs as they are the ones who will
At Aldermaston new facilities to develop the replacement for Trident are
already being built. Block the Builders are calling for all building work to
stop until a decision is made about the future of Britain's nuclear weapons.
In November 400 people descended on Aldermaston to oppose Trident
replacement and halt the construction of new facilities. Nuclear war work
was disrupted for several hours but the large numbers involved meant
that only one person was arrested. The more people we have the lower the
The road outside Aldermaston was closed by police for two hours in
December during a blockade by a dozen people using a concrete-filled
wheelie bin and
a variety of lock-ons. And a successful surprise action this week by
Scottish activists saw construction traffic blocked for four hours and
lorries arriving to build the new facilities were turned away.
Join the blockade on Monday 12 February.
Block the Builders are calling for a special effort during this crucial
Non-arrestables and supporters are needed. We are encouraging others to "be
prepared". Bring plans, equipment and enthusiasm. Bring your friends!
Accommodation available the night before, legal support team on the day.
See www.blockthebuilders.org.uk for further details or
ring 07969 739 812