MP Dan Jarvis ‘may not represent Labour’ if party moves to scrap Trident
Former Labour frontbencher Dan Jarvis has suggested he may not represent the party at the 2020 election if its policy is to scrap the Trident nuclear deterrent.
Senior Labour MP wary of standing for election under anti-nuclear policy
Dan Jarvis says he would feel uncomfortable standing as candidate for party committed to nuclear disarmament
The former Labour frontbencher Dan Jarvis has indicated he may not stand for the party at the next general election if Jeremy Corbyn succeeds in changing policy to oppose the renewal of the Trident nuclear weapons programme.
Jarvis said on Friday he would feel “deeply uncomfortable” standing as a Labour candidate on a manifesto committed to unilateral nuclear disarmament.