Kirk asked to reaffirm opposition to nuclear arms

By Cameron Brooks

Published: 21/05/2008

The Church of Scotland was yesterday forced at the General Assembly to reaffirm its opposition to nuclear weapons.

Members criticised the view that the UK’s own stockpile should not be linked to the argument to stop Iran from developing them.

Opponents were not happy that they were expected to support a motion to urge the UK Government to disband its arsenal to give credence to a call to urge the Middle East country to stop producing its own supplies.

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