Nuclear bomb sites across the UK have fire safety problems as well as shortages of safety regulators and engineers, according to a Ministry of Defence report.
The company that runs the port at Hunterston in North Ayrshire wants to use it to break up the radioactive hulks of defunct nuclear submarines.
The cost of UK programmes to replace Trident and nuclear submarines on the Clyde increased by over £1 billion in a year, according to data released by the Ministry of Defence.
The Ministry of Defence has wasted £9 million on tax fines, contract errors and other “fruitless payments”, according to an official list.
The Ministry of Defence has banned its military and civilian staff from speaking publicly about Trident nuclear weapons in Scotland.
The UK government is trying to resurrect plutonium-powered reactors despite abandoning a multi-billion bid to make them work in Scotland.
The Ministry of Defence has been attacked for planning to increase discharges of radioactive waste from Faslane into the Firth of Clyde by up to 50 times.
Trident submarine commanders unleashing a nuclear attack cannot be held responsible under law for their actions, according to the Ministry of Defence's former nuclear policy chief.
The Ministry of Defence has “major weaknesses” in its safety systems putting the military and civilians at risk from accidental injuries and death, according to the MoD’s internal watchdog.