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UK’s nuclear weapons in Scottish waters – a controversial question

The nuclear question on the Clyde, 23 May 2017 

On the banks of the Clyde, some of the most powerful weapons mankind has ever known are based at Faslane Naval Base.

The UK Parliament has backed renewing the Trident missile system. Ministers in London have said they have no alternative to Faslane – the weapons are staying in Scotland.

But that’s controversial. The Scottish government wants nuclear weapons moved from Scottish waters. And when the House of Commons voted on renewal, all but one of the MPs representing Scottish seats opposed……

May 24, 2017 - Posted by | general

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